weep

  • 1 weep´i|ly — weep|y «WEE pee», adjective, weep|i|er, weep|i|est, noun, plural weep|ies. –adj. 1. Informal. inclined to weep; tearful: »the bold …

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  • 2 weep|y — «WEE pee», adjective, weep|i|er, weep|i|est, noun, plural weep|ies. –adj. 1. Informal. inclined to weep; tearful: »the bold …

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  • 3 Weep — Weep, v. t. 1. To lament; to bewail; to bemoan. I weep bitterly the dead. A. S. Hardy. [1913 Webster] We wandering go Through dreary wastes, and weep each other s woe. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. To shed, or pour forth, as tears; to shed drop by drop …

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  • 4 weep — [wēp] vi. wept, weeping [ME wepen < OE wepan, akin to wop, outcry, Goth wōpjan, OS wōpian < IE base * wab , to cry, complain > OSlav vabiti, to call to] 1. to manifest or give expression to a strong emotion, usually grief or sorrow, by… …

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  • 5 Weep — Weep, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Wept} (w[e^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Weeping}.] [OE. wepen, AS. w[=e]pan, from w[=o]p lamentation; akin to OFries. w?pa to lament, OS. w[=o]p lamentation, OHG. wuof, Icel. [=o]p a shouting, crying, OS. w[=o]pian to lament …

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  • 6 WEEP — or Weep may refer to:* weep , the act of crying * WEEP (defunct), a defunct radio station in Virginia, Minnesota * WWNL, a radio station in Pittsburgh formerly known as WEEP …

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  • 7 weep — [ wip ] (past tense and past participle wept [ wept ] ) verb * 1. ) intransitive or transitive to cry because you feel unhappy or have some other strong emotion: She began to weep tears of joy. weep with: He almost felt like weeping with… …

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  • 8 Weep — Weep, obs. imp. of {Weep}, for wept. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 weep — [wi:p] v past tense and past participle wept [wept] [: Old English; Origin: wepan] 1.) [I and T] formal or literary to cry, especially because you feel very sad ▪ James broke down and wept. weep for ▪ She wept for the loss of her mother. ▪ He… …

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  • 10 Weep — Weep, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The lapwing; the wipe; so called from its cry. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 weep — wēp vb, wept wept; weep·ing vt 1) to pour forth (tears) from the eyes 2) to exude (a fluid) slowly vi 1) to shed tears 2) to exude a serous fluid <a weeping burn> …

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  • 12 weep — (v.) O.E. wepan shed tears, cry (class VII strong verb; past tense weop, pp. wopen), from P.Gmc. *wopjan (Cf. O.N. op, O.H.G. wuof shout, shouting, crying, O.S. wopian, Goth. wopjan to shout, cry out, weep ), from PIE *wab to cry, scream (Cf. L …

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  • 13 weep — index exude Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 14 weep — *cry, wail, keen, whimper, blubber Analogous words: bewail, bemoan, lament, *deplore: sob, moan, *sigh, groan …

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  • 15 weep — [v] cry bawl, bemoan, bewail, blubber*, boohoo*, break down*, burst into tears*, complain, deplore, drip, grieve, howl, keen, lament, let go*, let it out*, mewl, moan, mourn, shed tears, snivel, sob, squall, ululate, wail, whimper, yowl; concepts …

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  • 16 weep — ► VERB (past and past part. wept) 1) shed tears. 2) exude liquid. 3) (weeping) used in names of trees and shrubs with drooping branches, e.g. weeping willow. ► NOUN ▪ a fit or spell of shedding tears …

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  • 17 weep|ie — «WEE pee», noun. British Slang. an overly emotional or sentimental book, film, play, or the like; tear jerker: »Sunrise at Campobello [a motion picture], a strange throwback to the Forties, was a weepie about the last days of F. D. R. (Listener) …

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  • 18 weep — v. 1) (d; intr.) to weep about, over (to weep over one s misfortune) 2) (d; intr.) to weep for (to weep for joy) 3) (misc.) to weep oneself to sleep; I wept on seeing them so poor * * * [wiːp] over (to weep over one s misfortune) (d; intr.) to… …

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  • 19 weep — weep1 /weep/, v., wept, weeping, n. v.i. 1. to express grief, sorrow, or any overpowering emotion by shedding tears; shed tears; cry: to weep for joy; to weep with rage. 2. to let fall drops of water or other liquid; drip; leak: The old water… …

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  • 20 weep — be·weep; pees·weep; weep; weep·er; weep·ing·ly; weep·ie; peese·weep; pee·weep; …

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