Associations to the word «Wailing»

Wiktionary

WAILING, noun. A loud drawn out scream and howl.
WAILING, verb. Present participle of wail

Dictionary definition

WAILING, noun. Loud cries made while weeping.
WAILING, adjective. Vocally expressing grief or sorrow or resembling such expression; "lamenting sinners"; "wailing mourners"; "the wailing wind"; "wailful bagpipes"; "tangle her desires with wailful sonnets"- Shakespeare.

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