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Entry Word: moan
Function: noun
Text: 1 a long low sound indicating pain or grief <she uttered an agonized moan and clutched her stomach>
Synonyms groan, wail
Related Words blubbering, crying, sniveling, sobbing, weeping, whimpering, whining, yammering; keen, lament; bawl, cry, howl, shriek, squall, whimper, whine, yelp, yowl
Near Antonyms cackle, chuckle, chortle, giggle, guffaw, laugh, snicker, titter
2 a crying out in grief <a great moan arose from the crowd when the awful news was announced> -- see LAMENT 1