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  1. cernuous, drooping, nodding, pendulous, weepingadjective

    having branches or flower heads that bend downward

    "nodding daffodils"; "the pendulous branches of a weeping willow"; "lilacs with drooping panicles of fragrant flowers"

    Synonyms:
    sagging, lachrymose, dolourous, drooping, dolorous, cernuous, weeping, pendulous, flagging, tearful, droopy

    Antonyms:
    vertical, upright, erect

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  1. noddingadjective

    Synonyms:
    annuent, bowing, nutant

  2. noddingnoun

    Synonyms:
    bowing, nutation

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#23941weeping
#39571nodding
#41646flagging
#48791sagging
#65244tearful
#66239drooping
#83753droopy
#118791pendulous
#139273dolorous

How to use nodding in a sentence?

  1. Jen Smyers:

    We've been disappointed at the current status of U.S. leadership, i think we have seen some nodding of heads and people recognizing that something needs to be done, but we're still waiting to see what that is.

  2. Tasha Horton:

    We did speak to her, she was able to communicate by nodding her head yes and no. She communicated without any fear that she wanted to donate her organs after she passed away.

  3. Walt Whitman:

    Press close bare-bosomed night -- press close magnetic nourishing night! Night of south winds! night of the large few stars! Still nodding night! mad naked summer night.

  4. Lucille Ball:

    I could hear her say, ‘I love you,’ she said it five times in a row. And he was nodding and saying, ‘I love you too, honey.’.

  5. Jeremy Smith:

    It’s infuriating, eddie was not preaching or teaching or proselytizing or evangelizing. He was reverently nodding his head.


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