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1. moan

verb. ['ˈmoʊn'] indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure.

Synonyms

  • let loose
  • groan
  • let out
  • emit

Antonyms

  • incomplete
  • hold
  • keep quiet
  • take in

Etymology

  • mone (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mona (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Moan

  • diaz-calderon
  • revolucion
  • corporacion
  • concepcion
  • flintstone
  • bourguignon
  • vanstone
  • unbeknown
  • trombone
  • romanone
  • overthrown
  • overgrown
  • overblown
  • morricone
  • montrone
  • homegrown
  • cipollone
  • calderon
  • yarchoan
  • stallone
  • scavone
  • postpone
  • outgrown
  • mcglone
  • mccrone
  • latrone
  • hipbone
  • dragone
  • dethrone
  • cyclone

How do you pronounce moan?

Pronounce moan as moʊn.

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Sentences with moan


1. Verb, base form
Some patients may also feel the need to moan or yell.

2.
Noun, singular or mass
Others whimper, cry, pace,
moan** and try to bite the incision for several days afterward.

Quotes about moan


1. And I mean to hear ye groan like that again. And to moan and sob, even though you dinna wish to, for ye canna help it. I mean to make you sigh as though your heart would break, and scream with the wanting, and at last to cry out in my arms, and I shall know that I've served ye well.
- Diana Gabaldon, Outlander

2. I want to take my time with you - to learn … every inch of you. And this apartment has very, very thin walls. I don’t want to have an audience” he added as he leaned down again, brushing his mouth over the cut at the base of her throat, “when I make you moan, Aelin.
- Sarah J. Maas, Queen of Shadows

3. In the bleak midwinter Frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, Snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak midwinter, Long ago.
- Christina Rossetti, The Poetical Works of Christina Georgina Rossetti

2. moan

noun. ['ˈmoʊn'] an utterance expressing pain or disapproval.

Synonyms

  • groan
  • vocalization

Antonyms

  • whisper
  • shout
  • specify

Etymology

  • mone (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mona (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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