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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An utterance expressing pain or disapproval v. - Indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure.

Usage examples (33)
  • His moan was a harsh sound in the otherwise silent room.
  • Whine complain moan, Whine complain moan.
  • The fans will all have a good moan which is alright.
  • We are said to make a kind of moan, which you know is not a very cheerful sound. for more
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  • Not without many a "moan" (painful sound that is a sign of suffering or complaint) did the boy manage to get the lawn "mown" (past participle of mow, to cut grass).
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