unweeping

weeping

[wee-ping]
adjective
1.
expressing grief, sorrow, or any overwhelming emotion by shedding tears: weeping multitudes.
2.
tearful; weepy: a weeping fit.
3.
tending or liable to cry; given to crying.
4.
dripping or oozing liquid.
5.
(of trees, shrubs, etc.) having slender, drooping branches.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English; Old English wepende. See weep1, -ing2

weepingly, adverb
unweeping, adjective
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weeping (ˈwiːpɪŋ)
 
adj
(of plants) having slender hanging branches
 
'weepingly
 
adv

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weep
O.E. wepan "shed tears, cry" (class VII strong verb; past tense weop, pp. wopen), from P.Gmc. *wopijanan (cf. O.N. op, O.H.G. wuof "shout, shouting, crying," O.S. wopian, Goth. wopjan "to shout, cry out, weep"). No certain cognates outside Gmc. Weepy first attested 1825. Weeping willow (cf. Fr. saule
pleureur, Ger. trauerweide) is recorded from 1731. The tree is native to Asia; the first brought to England were imported 1748, from the Euphrates. Replaced cypress as a funerary emblem.
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