wailing[ weyl ]SEE DEFINITION OF wailing
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WAILING
As I was coming by the river I heard them weeping and wailing.
The sounds were those of females, and were thrillingly soft and wailing.
Sad and mournful are thy ways, Grieving, wailing, Autumn days!
When she departed there was weeping, and wailing, and waiting.
And there was noise—the noise of words and of wailing Indian music.
The women were all screaming, wailing, weeping and fainting.
And the misery and wailing and dismay he found there were worse than his anticipations.
Then the black women fell to weeping and wailing, and after that to spiritual conflict.
The wailing clang of the boiler went out over the whole town.
The wind was up 314 with its wailing and its snarls and shrieks.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR WAILING
- huffy irascible
- out of sorts peevish
- thin-skinned touchy