weepiness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n weepiness sadness expressed by weeping
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Usage

In literature:

I felt sore, weepy, and tired out.
"Laddie" by Gene Stratton Porter
I shall put a bold face on, and if I do feel weepy, he shall never see it.
"Dracula" by Bram Stoker
She seemed to be an impressionable little thing, hysterical one minute while looking at a bunch of good stills, and sort of weepy the next.
"Merton of the Movies" by Harry Leon Wilson
I like the weepy ones best.
"The Guns of Bull Run" by Joseph A. Altsheler
That's why I'm weepy and faint.
"A Texas Ranger" by William MacLeod Raine
He was also bothered by a chronic emotional state which made him look like a "weepy" woman.
"Outwitting Our Nerves" by Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
Even if it does make you feel sort of weepy it takes a big part of the sting out of leaving.
"The Little Colonel's Chum: Mary Ware" by Annie Fellows Johnston
It had been on of those dull, weepy days when a sullen drizzle clouded sky and earth.
"Ralestone Luck" by Andre Norton
And her husband looked quite weepy.
"Tom and Some Other Girls" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
I felt suddenly all weepy and tearful.
"Patchwork" by Anna Balmer Myers
May is a weepy month, you know.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman" by Pauline Lester
But girls don't care for such weepy books nowadays, do they?
"The Automobile Girls in the Berkshires" by Laura Dent Crane
It makes an old fellow sort of happy and weepy to see them together.
"The Woman from Outside" by Hulbert Footner
Makin' afternoon calls on weepy old maids is my specialty.
"Odd Numbers" by Sewell Ford
I can't stand these weepy bits.
"Changing Winds" by St. John G. Ervine
Bessmoor is looking rather weepy but very beautiful, smiling after tears like a pretty child.
"East of the Shadows" by Mrs. Hubert Barclay
Maybe they think Brewster is a kind of hero; he is so silent, dark and sullen, like the hero chap in a weepy sort of play.
"Madge Morton's Trust" by Amy D. V. Chalmers
For such a happy place, there certainly are a lot of weepy children and frustrated parents.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
Her hair was very golden, and as the weepy heroine she wore a black velvet dress with a long train.
"My Actor-Husband" by Anonymous
She is a very weepy, pretty lady, at first, Prosper asserts.
"The Golden Road" by Frank Waller Allen
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In news:

Emma Watson, the at times weepy, but always adorable "Harry Potter" star, unsuccessfully avoided questions about her alcohol use on Monday's "Late Show.
I hate watching weepy TV talk shows.
Southern singer hooks Willie Nelson with weepy indie folk.
We were caught staring, weepy-eyed, at the above photo of CALVIN TRILLIN and his wife, Alice, in which they look like the happiest, you-wish-you-had-their-relationship couple we've seen since the glory days of Adam Brody and Rachel Bilson.
A weepy, fuzzy end-of-life drama will leave you wanting to kick The Bucket List.
Weepy Kim Kardashian Admits Failure in 72-Day Marriage to Kris Humphries (Video).
A weepy Tiger Woods blames golf for making him feel invincible and leading him to cheat on Elin Nordegren.
Overly weepy 'Blind Side' achieves goals.
Weepy Indie Director Tom DiCillo Brings His Big Gamble to Sundance.
Gay-male weepies have left a long trail of tears, stretching back to the sobbing, self-loathing queens of The Boys in the Band and including high-prestige pictures like Philadelphia (1993) and Brokeback Mountain (2005).
"Any Day Now," about a gay couple in '70s Los Angeles trying to adopt a boy with Down syndrome, has weepy, movie-of-the-week melodrama written all over it.
This last week or so, I keep seeing things that make me all weepy.
' One Day ' is a rom-com weepie that fails to explain why two would-be lovers should care about each other year after year.
Overly weepy 'Blind Side' achieves goals.
"The Descendants" plays a weepy-clingy single mom.
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