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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Weep, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Wept p. pr. & vb. n. Weeping.]
 1. Formerly, to express sorrow, grief, or anguish, by outcry, or by other manifest signs; in modern use, to show grief or other passions by shedding tears; to shed tears; to cry.
    And they all wept sore, and fell on Paul's neck.   --Acts xx. 37.
    Phocion was rarely seen to weep or to laugh.   --Mitford.
    And eyes that wake to weep.   --Mrs. Hemans.
    And they wept together in silence.   --Longfellow.
 2. To lament; to complain.  “They weep unto me, saying, Give us flesh, that we may eat.”
 3. To flow in drops; to run in drops.
    The blood weeps from my heart.   --Shak.
 4. To drop water, or the like; to drip; to be soaked.
 5. To hang the branches, as if in sorrow; to be pendent; to droop; -- said of a plant or its branches.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Weep·ing, n. The act of one who weeps; lamentation with tears; shedding of tears.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Weep·ing, a.
 1. Grieving; lamenting; shedding tears.  Weeping eyes.”
 2. Discharging water, or other liquid, in drops or very slowly; surcharged with water.  Weeping grounds.”
 3. Having slender, pendent branches; -- said of trees; as, weeping willow; a weeping ash.
 4. Pertaining to lamentation, or those who weep.
 Weeping cross, a cross erected on or by the highway, especially for the devotions of penitents; hence, to return by the weeping cross, to return from some undertaking in humiliation or penitence.
 Weeping rock, a porous rock from which water gradually issues.
 Weeping sinew, a ganglion.  See Ganglion, n., 2. [Colloq.]
 Weeping spring, a spring that discharges water slowly.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : showing sorrow [syn: dolorous, dolourous, lachrymose,
      n : the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs
          or other inarticulate sounds); "I hate to hear the crying
          of a child"; "she was in tears" [syn: crying, tears]