KJV Dictionary Definition: wail


WAIL, v.t. To lament; to moan; to bewail.

Or if no more her absent lord she wails--

WAIL, v.i. To weep; to express sorrow audibly.

Therefore I will wail and howl. Micah 1.

WAIL, n. Loud weeping; violent lamentation.


WAILFUL, a. Sorrowful; mournful.


WAILING, ppr. Lamenting with audible cries.

WAILING, n. Loud cries of sorrow; deep lamentation.

There shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth. Matthew 13.