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adjective as in crying

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adjective as in dolorous

adjective as in drooping

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Tampons expand and help dry out the rash to prevent weeping and itching.

Lush oak trees and sagging weeping willows surround hotels, bed-and-breakfasts, and rental vacation homes that some visitors call their residences for months out of the year, typically in the summer.

From Vox

When he allows his voice to catch in his throat, when he acknowledges that weeping is sometimes the correct response to that brokenness, which afflicts not only him but the nation he has been charged with leading.

In place of peace, love and joy, we have shouting, swearing and weeping.

There is weeping and gnashing of teeth in Blue State America today.

Distraught, confused and ashamed, both men broke down in the courtroom, weeping like children and begging for forgiveness.

“I think I am a big part of the reason he is gay,” she says, weeping.

When our writer Andrew Romano removed the bag, it was revealed that LaBeouf was quietly weeping.

This weekend, thousands of people will stand in line to pay $13 for the privilege of grieving to the point of weeping.

Bride and bridegroom, accompanied by the weeping crowd, proceeded to the castle gate.

Looking through this hole, the king perceived an old man weeping, a man in mourning garb singing, and a nun or widow dancing.

"She is right—quite right," said the old man, too angry to be touched by the grief of the weeping women.

Questions in frightened voices filled the air against this background of suppressed weeping.

When but twelve years of age, her father found her, one day, weeping that she was not born a Roman maiden.

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On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to weeping, such as: sobbing, teary, teary-eyed, wailing, blubbering, and howling.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.