What is another word for groans?

Pronunciation: [ɡɹˈə͡ʊnz] (IPA)

When we think of the word "groans," the first thing that comes to mind is discomfort or pain. However, there are many different words that can be used to convey a similar meaning. For example, "moans" can be used to describe a low, mournful sound that indicates suffering or discomfort. "Sighs" can also be used to show a heavy breath or deep exhale that signifies a feeling of burden or frustration. "Grumbles" is another word that can be used to describe complaining or discontentment. Other synonyms for "groans" include whines, laments, and bemoans. No matter what word you choose, they all can convey a sense of discomfort and pain in varying degrees.

What are the paraphrases for Groans?

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  • Forward Entailment

    • Proper noun, singular
    • Verb, 3rd person singular present
  • Independent

    • Proper noun, singular
      hem, Eh, Hein, growls, HMM, HUH, SLGHS.
    • Verb, 3rd person singular present
  • Other Related

    • Verb, 3rd person singular present

What are the hypernyms for Groans?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Groans

In the dusk resounded the snorting of horses and the groans of the heavily loaded camels.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
Suddenly the voices subsided for in the dusky depths resounded the groans of a lion.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
But after a certain time it seemed to him that he heard some kind of sound, resembling groans, coming from the direction in which the water-bags lay covered in the grass for the night.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz

Famous quotes with Groans

  • For the poison of hatred seated near the heart doubles the burden for the one who suffers the disease; he is burdened with his own sorrow, and groans on seeing another's happiness.
  • The best prayers have often more groans than words.
    John Buchan
  • I hope that no more groans of wounded men and women will ever go to the ear of the Great Spirit Chief above, and that all people may be one people.
    Chief Joseph
  • A laugh is worth a hundred groans in any market.
    Charles Lamb
  • It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocketbook often groans more loudly than an empty stomach.
    Franklin D. Roosevelt

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