(mōn) intransitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Moaned
(mōnd); present participle & verbal noun Moaning
.] [ Anglo-Saxon mǣnan
to moan, also, to mean; but in the latter sense perhaps a different word....Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/M/84
Moan transitive verb 1.
To bewail audibly; to lament. « Ye floods, ye woods, ye echoes, moan
My dear Columbo, dead and gone.» Prior. 2.
To afflict; to distress. [ Obsolete] « Which infinitely moans
me.» Beau. & Fl. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/M/84
[ Middle English mone
. See Moan
, intransitive verb
A low prolonged sound, articulate or not, indicative of pain or of grief; a low groan. « Sullen moans
, hollow groans.» Pope. 2.
A low mournful or mur...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/M/84
• (v. t.) To bewail audibly; to lament. • (v. i.) A low mournful or murmuring sound; -- of things. • (v. i.) To emit a sound like moan; -- said of things inanimate; as, the wind moans. • (v. t.) To afflict; to distress. • (v. i.) To make a low prolonged sound of grief or pain, whether articulate or not; to groan softly and ...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/moan/
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