Something so distressing that it causes one to lose hope and faith.

Etymology:

  • From a passage in Shakespeare, Measure for Measure...man,/Drest in a little brief authority,/plays such fantastic tricks before high heaven/As make the angels weep.
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For several years the government has continuously reduced the amount of money spent on education. Now they complain that teachers are not doing their job properly- It's enough to make the angels weep.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

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assez pour faire pleurer les anges

suficient pentru a-i face pe îngeri să plângă

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