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weeping

[ wee-ping ]
/ ˈwi pɪŋ /
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adjective

expressing grief, sorrow, or any overwhelming emotion by shedding tears: weeping multitudes.
tearful; weepy: a weeping fit.
tending or liable to cry; given to crying.
dripping or oozing liquid.
(of trees, shrubs, etc.) having slender, drooping branches.

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Origin of weeping

First recorded before 900; Middle English; Old English wepende. See weep1, -ing2
weep·ing·ly, adverbun·weep·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for weeping

weeping
/ (ˈwiːpɪŋ) /

adjective

(of plants) having slender hanging branches
weepingly, adverb
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