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Synonyms for moan

Synonyms for moan

a long, mournful cry

to utter or emit a long, mournful, plaintive sound

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an utterance expressing pain or disapproval

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indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure

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And all the while Cheri moaned and wept and entreated to be taken home to his mother.
Linton summoned me, and with great difficulty, and after resorting to many means, we managed to restore her to sensation; but she was all bewildered; she sighed, and moaned, and knew nobody.
But the night before the unhappy day of my departure she wept, she moaned, she sighed, and she withdrew leaving me filled with perplexity and amazement, overwhelmed at the sight of such strange and affecting signs of grief and sorrow in Luscinda; but not to dash my hopes I ascribed it all to the depth of her love for me and the pain that separation gives those who love tenderly.
Though we were in shelter, we could hear the rising wind, for it moaned and whistled through the rocks, and the branches of the trees crashed together as we swept along.
I ask you, gentlemen, listen sometimes to the moans of an educated man of the nineteenth century suffering from toothache, on the second or third day of the attack, when he is beginning to moan, not as he moaned on the first day, that is, not simply because he has toothache, not just as any coarse peasant, but as a man affected by progress and European civilisation, a man who is "divorced from the soil and the national elements," as they express it now-a-days.
The sweeping sound of the funeral train faded away like a thin vapor, and the wind, that just before had seemed to shake the coffin pall, moaned sadly round the verge of the Hollow between three Hills.
Inside, between rifle and revolver, the man himself moaned and tossed in intervals of troubled sleep.
I kin remember when her two feet was no bigger dan yer t'umb, and she weared worsted boots," moaned she.
They were carried to keep off the huge Carnivora that moaned and coughed and roared about us.
An angry wind blew cold and raised dense clouds of dust, while the trees shook and moaned in a weird way.
Well, I don't know, I don't know," moaned Nancy, with a shake of her head as she turned away.
Why, Aunt Polly, I can't get up," she moaned, falling back on the pillow, after an ineffectual attempt to lift herself.
People have moaned for years that Joy Seppala didn't speak, then they moaned when she finally did.
I moaned about the fact we won the Games in the first place when Paris had a much better bid.
The Man City captain, who used to play for rivals United, moaned that the weather is awful, house prices are skyhigh and he has no mates.