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Weeper   Listen

A person who weeps.  Synonym: crier.
A hired mourner.

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"Weeper" Quotes from Famous Books

... the main parts of the Tower: Gundulf the Weeper and Henry the Builder; one a poor Norman monk, the ...
— Seeing Europe with Famous Authors, Volume I. - Great Britain and Ireland • Various

... disposition which makes a luxury of grief, and delights in poring over its own morbid emotions. Cowper's tears are always wrung from him by intense anguish of soul, and never, as is occasionally the case with Rousseau, suggests that the weeper is proud of his excessive tenderness. Nevertheless, it is probably true, as Mr. Lowell says, that Cowper is the nearest congener of Rousseau in our language. The two men, of course, occupy in one respect an analogous literary ...
— Hours in a Library - New Edition, with Additions. Vol. II (of 3) • Leslie Stephen

Words linked to "Weeper" :   weep, blubberer, bawler, mourner, sorrower, griever, lamenter, unfortunate, unfortunate person

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