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Noun
An act of crying or weeping from grief or sorrow
Noun
A sound that caterwauls
Noun
The expression of sorrow for someone's death
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Adjective
Suggestive of sorrow, distress or regret
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Adjective
Crying or inclined to cry
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Used as an intensifier
Adjective
Disposed to complaining, especially in a petulant or whining manner
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Present participle for to cry or shed tears from sadness
“The people wail in sadness, they cry for justice every day.”
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Present participle for to cry or howl out loud, typically in agony or sorrow
“I was standing in the cold, bare hallway of a hospital, listening to my child wail and scream from behind a closed door.”
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Present participle for to complain or grumble about something
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“I picked him up, got him back to his hotel, and spent the night sobering him up and listening to him wail about his life.”
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Present participle for to feel intense sorrow or anguish
Verb
Present participle for to emit or cause to emit sound
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