wailing

Definitions of wailing
  1. noun
    loud cries made while weeping
    synonyms: bawling
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    type of:
    crying, tears, weeping
    the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)
  2. adjective
    vocally expressing grief or sorrow or resembling such expression
    wailing mourners”
    “the wailing wind”
    synonyms: lamenting, wailful
    sorrowful
    experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss
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