Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of expressing sorrow, grief, or the like audibly; loud cries of sorrow; deep lamentation.

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

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  • adjective vocally expressing grief or sorrow or resembling such expression
  • noun loud cries made while weeping

Etymologies

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wail +‎ -ing

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