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1. murmur

verb. ['ˈmɝːmɝ'] speak softly or indistinctly.

Synonyms

  • utter
  • verbalize
  • speak
  • talk
  • verbalise
  • susurrate
  • coo

Antonyms

  • unfit
  • injured
  • damaged
  • unwholesome

Etymology

  • murmur (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Murmur

  • vanwormer
  • sturmer
  • stermer
  • wermer
  • termer
  • shermer
  • schirmer
  • schermer
  • germer
  • firmer
  • dermer
  • ermer

Sentences with murmur


1. Noun, singular or mass
Miscommunication between the heart's left and right sides can also cause a heart murmur.

Quotes about murmur


1. And I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, 'If this isn't nice, I don't know what is.
- Kurt Vonnegut, A Man Without a Country

2. Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.
- John Lubbock, The Use Of Life

3. Sometimes I sensed that the books I read in rapid succession had set up some sort of murmur among themselves, transforming my head into an orchestra pit where different musical instruments sounded out, and I would realize that I could endure this life because of these musicales going on in my head.
- Orhan Pamuk, The New Life

2. murmur

noun. ['ˈmɝːmɝ'] a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech.

Synonyms

  • mussitation
  • murmuration
  • sound
  • mutter
  • murmuring

Antonyms

  • patterned
  • indirect
  • attractive
  • close up

Etymology

  • murmur (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. murmur

noun. ['ˈmɝːmɝ'] a schwa that is incidental to the pronunciation of a consonant.

Synonyms

  • shwa
  • murmur vowel

Antonyms

  • survive
  • unbend
  • adorned

Etymology

  • murmur (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. murmur

noun. ['ˈmɝːmɝ'] a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone.

Synonyms

  • muttering
  • grumbling
  • complaint
  • mutter
  • murmuring

Antonyms

  • pretentious
  • complex
  • rhetorical
  • unobvious

Etymology

  • murmur (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. murmur

noun. ['ˈmɝːmɝ'] an abnormal sound of the heart; sometimes a sign of abnormal function of the heart valves.

Synonyms

  • symptom
  • systolic murmur
  • cardiac murmur

Antonyms

  • shout
  • specify
  • mitigated
  • incomplete

Etymology

  • murmur (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. murmur

verb. ['ˈmɝːmɝ'] make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath.

Synonyms

  • sound off
  • croak
  • complain
  • kvetch
  • kick
  • gnarl
  • quetch
  • plain
  • mutter

Antonyms

  • keep quiet
  • vowel
  • consonant
  • unsound

Etymology

  • murmur (Middle English (1100-1500))
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