Synonyms and related words:
Aqua-Lung, ache, artificial respiration, aspirate, aspiration, asthmatic wheeze, bark, bated breath, bawl, bellow, bemoan, bewail, blare, blat, blow, blubber, boom, bray, breath, breath of air, breathe, breathe hard, breathe in, breathe out, breathing, breathy voice, broken wind, buzz, cackle, chant, chirp, coo, cough, crave, crow, deplore, dirge, drawl, dream, elegize, exclaim, exhalation, exhale, exhaust, expel, expiration, expire, exsufflation, flute, gasp, give sorrow words, grieve, groan, growl, grunt, gulp, hack, hanker, hiccup, hiss, howl, huff, hunger, inhalation, inhalator, inhale, inspiration, inspire, insufflation, iron lung, keen, knell, lament, lilt, little voice, low voice, lust, maffle, moan, moaning, mourn, mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, mumble, mumbling, murmur, murmuration, murmuring, mussitate, mutter, muttering, oxygen mask, oxygen tent, pant, pine, pine for, pipe, puff, repine, respiration, respire, roar, rumble, scream, screech, scuba, shriek, sibilate, sigh for, sighing, sing, sing the blues, snap, snarl, sneeze, sniff, sniffle, snore, snoring, snort, snuff, snuffle, sob, sobbing, sock, soft voice, sorrow, sough, soughing, sound, squall, squawk, squeal, stage whisper, sternutation, stertor, still small voice, suspiration, susurrate, susurration, susurrus, thunder, trumpet, twang, underbreath, undertone, wail, warble, weep over, wheeze, whine, whining, whisper, whispering, whistle, wind, yap, yawp, yearn for, yell, yelp

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.


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  • sigh — vb Sigh, sob, moan, groan are comparable as verbs when they mean to emit a sound, commonly an inarticulate sound, indicative of mental or physical pain or distress and as nouns, such a sound. Sigh implies a deep audible respiration that is a… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Sigh — Концерт Sigh, сентябрь 2008 Основная инфо …   Википедия

  • sigh´er — sigh «sy», verb, noun. –v.i. 1. to let out a very long, deep breath because one is sad, tired, or relieved: »We heard her sigh with relief. 2. to make a sound like a sigh: »The wind sighed in the treetops. Nought but a lovely sighing of the wind… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sigh — est un groupe de black metal japonais de Tokyo formé en 1989. Leur premier album Scorn Defeat (1994) a été enregistré sur le label d Euronymous (Mayhem) Deathlike silence Records et sort peu après sa mort. suite au décès d Euronymous, Sigh change …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sigh — [sī] vi. [ME sighen, back form. < sihten, pt. of siken < OE sican, to sigh: prob. echoic] 1. to take in and let out a long, deep, audible breath, esp. in expressing sorrow, relief, fatigue, longing, etc. 2. to make a sound like that of a… …   English World dictionary

  • Sigh — Sigh, n. [OE. sigh; cf. OE. sik. See {Sigh}, v. i.] 1. A deep and prolonged audible inspiration or respiration of air, as when fatigued or grieved; the act of sighing. [1913 Webster] I could drive the boat with my sighs. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sigh — sigh·er; sigh·ful; sigh·ing·ly; sigh; …   English syllables

  • Sigh — Sigh, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sighed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sighing}.] [OE. sighen, si?en; cf. also OE. siken, AS. s[=i]can, and OE. sighten, si?ten, sichten, AS. siccettan; all, perhaps, of imitative origin.] 1. To inhale a larger quantity of air than… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sigh — Sigh, v. t. 1. To exhale (the breath) in sighs. [1913 Webster] Never man sighed truer breath. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To utter sighs over; to lament or mourn over. [1913 Webster] Ages to come, and men unborn, Shall bless her name, and sigh her… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sigh — inter. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} spec. nel linguaggio dei fumetti, indica il pianto, il singhiozzo o un sospiro; anche s.m.inv. {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XX. ETIMO: ingl. sigh propr. sospiro , der. di (to) sigh sospirare , di orig. onom …   Dizionario italiano

  • sigh — c.1300 (n. and v.), probably a back formation from sighte, past tense of O.E. sican to sigh, perhaps echoic of the sound of sighing …   Etymology dictionary

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