Keening in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Keening

wailing or crying with grief

Examples of Keening in a sentence

The keening mother could not believe that her child was gone, even though the officers that had found his body told her so through her tears.  🔊

There was a loud keening from the other side of the village as the chieftain realized that his son had been slain in battle.  🔊

The difference in crying and keening is the volume at which someone makes their grief known to the world.  🔊

The old woman was keening loud enough for everyone to hear, filling the air with her cries of grief and sorrow.  🔊

Keening is the act of crying and wailing with a great amount of grief and sorrow, something people rarely do, fortunately.  🔊

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