wailing

  • 1 wailing — I noun loud cries made while weeping (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑bawling • Derivationally related forms: ↑wail • Hypernyms: ↑crying, ↑weeping, ↑ …

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  • 2 Wailing — Wail Wail, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wailed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wailing}.] [OE. wailen, weilen, probably fr. Icel. v[ae]la; cf. Icel. v[ae], vei, woe, and E. wayment, also OE. wai, wei, woe. Cf. {Woe}.] To lament; to bewail; to grieve over; as, to wail …

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  • 3 wailing — adj. Wailing is used with these nouns: ↑siren …

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  • 4 wailing — Death [[➝ death]] was accompanied with ritual mourning and professional wailers were employed (2 Sam. 3:31; Matt. 9:23; Acts 9:39). The length of time for wailing depended on the social position of the deceased …

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  • 5 wailing — AND whaling mod. excellent. (Teens.) □ Man, that’s wailing! □ What a whaling guitar! …

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  • 6 wailing — noun A loud drawn out scream and howl. For as soon as I heard Tewkesbury tell of screams and wailings in the air, and no one to be seen, said Elzevir, I guessed that some poor soul had got shut in the vault, and was there crying for his life …

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  • 7 wailing — Synonyms and related words: acute, argute, bawling, bemoaning, bewailing, blatant, creaky, crying, ear piercing, grieving, howling, in mourning, keen, keening, lamentation, lamenting, lowing, moaning, mourning, mugient, penetrating, piercing,… …

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  • 8 wailing — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A fit of crying: bawling, blubbering, cry, sobbing, tear2 (used in plural), weeping. See SOUNDS …

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  • 9 wailing — sb. Alys. 7883, 2365 …

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  • 10 wailing — wail·ing || weɪlɪŋ n. lamenting, crying, mourning weɪl n. lamentation, cry of grief; long loud shrill sound; expression of objection or resentment v. lament, mourn, cry for; make a long loud shrill sound …

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  • 11 wailing — n. Moaning, howling, wail, loud lamentation, audible expression of sorrow …

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  • 12 Wailing Wall (disambiguation) — Wailing Wall may refer to: *The Western Wall of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem during the time of the Second Temple *Wailing Wall (band), a psychedelic rock band ** Wailing Wall (album), an album by Wailing Wall *The artist Wyland s murals of… …

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  • 13 Wailing Wall (band) — Wailing Wall was a 1970s psychedelic rock band.Personnel*Mike Cancellari (guitar) *Doug Adams (vocals) *Darrel Adams (bass guitar) *David Rutledge (drums)Discography* Wailing Wall LP (Suemi, 1970) * Wailing Wall CD (Shadoks Music 53,… …

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  • 14 Wailing Cisticola — In KwaZulu Natal, South Africa Conservation status …

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  • 15 Wailing Wall — the Wailing Wall a high stone wall in Jerusalem where Jews go to pray. It is the only remaining part of the ancient Temple of Jerusalem, which was destroyed in AD70 …

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  • 16 Wailing Wall — n. 〚name applied by non Jews, suggested by the passionate praying heard there〛 WESTERN WALL * * * …

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  • 17 Wailing Wall — n. [name applied by non Jews, suggested by the passionate praying heard there] WESTERN WALL …

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  • 18 (wailing and) gnashing of teeth — often humorous phrase words or actions that show that you are very angry or upset Thesaurus: anger and annoyancesynonym sadness and unhappinesssynonym Main entry: gnashing …

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  • 19 Wailing Souls — The Wailing Souls The Wailing Souls Pays d’origine  Jamaïque Genre(s) Reggae, dub Label(s) Studio One, Tuff Gong, Island …

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  • 20 Wailing Souls — Die Wailing Souls ist eine jamaikanische Reggae Band, die Mitte der 60er Jahre von Winston „Pipe“ Matthews, Lloyd „Bread“ McDonald, George „Buddy“ Haye und Rudolph „Garth“ Dennis gegründet wurde und in mehrfach veränderter Besetzung heute noch… …

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