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1. murmuring

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

Synonyms

  • mussitation
  • murmuration
  • sound
  • mutter
  • murmur

Antonyms

  • devoice
  • silence
  • unreasonable
  • shallow

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Words that Rhyme with Murmuring

  • acquiring
  • administering
  • altering
  • anchoring
  • angering
  • answering
  • auguring
  • authoring
  • battering
  • bolstering
  • bothering
  • capturing
  • censoring
  • centering
  • chartering
  • chattering
  • chickering
  • clamoring
  • clattering
  • clobbering

Example sentences of the word murmuring


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
A light murmuring sound is usually a rather positive noise.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Birds in good, relaxed moods also often produce high-pitched murmuring vocalizations.

Quotes containing the word murmuring


1. Two turtle doves will show theeWhere my cold ashes lieAnd sadly murmuring tell theeHow in tears I did die
- Nikolai Gogol

2. Having reached 451 books as of now doesn't help the situation. If I were to be dying now, I would be murmuring, "Too bad! Only four hundred fifty-one."(Those would be my next-to-last words. The last ones will be: "I love you, Janet.") [They were. -Janet.]
- Isaac Asimov, I. Asimov

2. murmuring

adjective. ['ˈmɝːmɝɪŋ'] making a low continuous indistinct sound.

Synonyms

  • soft
  • susurrant

Antonyms

  • vowel
  • consonant
  • unsound

3. murmuring

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

Synonyms

  • muttering
  • grumbling
  • complaint
  • mutter
  • murmur

Antonyms

  • unfit
  • injured
  • damaged
  • unwholesome
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