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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wailing, bawlingadjective

    loud cries made while weeping

    Synonyms:
    bawling

    Antonyms:
    joyful

  2. lamenting, wailing, wailfuladjective

    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

    Synonyms:
    lamenting, wailful

    Antonyms:
    joyful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wailingnoun

    Synonyms:
    moaning, ululation, HUBBUBBOO, howling, wail, loud lamentation

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  1. Kevin Smith:

    We were trying to make it even before the heart attack happened, we were getting close, then the heart attack happened and pushed us back like a year or something. But after the heart attack, the movie just became informed by it, because they told me,' Hey, you got a 20 % chance of living tonight' -- which is like' You've got an 80 % chance of dying, motherf-cker.' And so all I could think about was, like,' Oh, s ---, this is the end.' And I wasn't upset, I wasn't wailing and gnashing teeth. I was like,' You know what ? I had a really good run, and I'm only 47, and that part sucks, but I can't complain.'.

  2. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    africa's wailing children-sometimes I wished it was possible to extend my arms around all of africa's children and to let them feel the love and hope for a brighter day-from uncertainty-lack of food and water-good health and housing-from tribal wars- and to enjoy my reggae music in love and peace. I will continue to pray.

  3. Nathaniel Haugabrook II:

    I don't think anyone can listen to Antonio Arnelo Smith crying and wailing the agony Antonio Arnelo Smith's in without their heart dropping.

  4. Suzi Brodof:

    They're just inconsolable, it's not just crying. It's a high-pitched wailing.

  5. Jacob Rees-Mogg:

    All these people who are wailing and gnashing of teeth know that there are two ways of doing what they want to do, one, is to change the government and the other is to change the law. If they do either of those that will then have an effect.

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