There is weeping and gnashing of teeth in Blue State America today.
He sat down upon an overturned trough, and covered his face with his hands, gnashing his teeth.
Well, to see you standing there cursing and gnashing your teeth while you brush your hair!
She was there suffering in silence, and I was gnashing my teeth.
gnashing his teeth, he tried to carry the eternal subtleties by violence.
Small and terrible it rose again in the stillness of the night, the sound of gnashing teeth.
"I am treating myself to some music," replied the prince, gnashing his teeth.
Instantly there was wailing and gnashing of teeth in the camp.
Livid, and gnashing my teeth with rage, I made desperate efforts to resist.
Maclaren stood before her with clenched hands and gnashing teeth.
early 15c., variant of Middle English gnasten "to gnash the teeth" (c.1300), perhaps from Old Norse gnastan "a gnashing," of unknown origin, probably imitative. Cf. German knistern "to crackle." Related: Gnashed; gnashing.
Heb. harak, meaning "to grate the teeth", (Job 16:9; Ps. 112:10; Lam. 2:16), denotes rage or sorrow. (See also Acts 7:54; Mark 9:18.)