spokenused to say that you felt very disappointed about something:
I could have wept thinking what I'd missed.
3 [intransitive]MIif a wound weeps, liquid comes out of it
WORD FOCUS: cry WORD FOCUS: cry be in tearsto be crying burst into tearsto suddenly start crying break down (in tears)to suddenly cry a lot, after trying not to cry sobto cry noisily, with sudden noisy breaths weepespecially writtento cry a lot for a long time bawlif a baby bawls, it cries very loudly have tears in your eyesto be about to cry your eyes wateryou start to cry, especially because you have been cutting up onions or there is a lot of smoke ➔ See alsocry
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.