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1. sigh

verb. ['ˈsaɪ'] heave or utter a sigh; breathe deeply and heavily.

Synonyms

  • respire
  • take a breath
  • suspire

Antonyms

  • specify
  • mitigated
  • incomplete
  • hold

Etymology

  • sihen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sīcan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Sigh

  • adl-tabatabai
  • dwi
  • oversupply
  • standby
  • semidry
  • resupply
  • private-eye
  • misapply
  • isty
  • drip-dry
  • cspi
  • whereby
  • underly
  • underlie
  • overfly
  • mistry
  • mcfly
  • lxi
  • drive-by
  • comply
  • versailles
  • thereby
  • switaj
  • supply
  • sundai
  • sri
  • shanghai
  • sci
  • retry
  • reply

How do you pronounce sigh?

Pronounce sigh as saɪ.

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Sentences with sigh


1. Verb, past tense
Do not laugh, sigh or show any negative emotions in your announcement.

2. Adjective
Don't cross your arms, sigh loudly or roll your eyes.

3. Noun, singular or mass
The shelter worker picked up the phone let out a huge sigh.

4. Verb, base form
Does your dog like to dramatically sigh a lot?

5. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Many dieters sigh over their inability to resist chocolate, licorice or their favorite cake.

Quotes about sigh


1. Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement.
- Charles M. Schulz

2. When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard,' I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what?'
- Sydney J. Harris

3. what's your name?"what?"i asked, squinting at the light.your name."I reconized Dr. Olendzki peering over me.you know my name."I want you to tell me."Rose. Rose Hathaway."Do you know your birthday?"Of course I do. Why are you asking me such stupid things? Did you lose my records?"Dr. Olendzki gave an exasperated sigh and walked off, taking the annoying light with her. "I think she's fine,
- Richelle Mead, Frostbite

2. sigh

noun. ['ˈsaɪ'] an utterance made by exhaling audibly.

Synonyms

  • vocalization
  • suspiration

Antonyms

  • exhale
  • deoxidize
  • deoxidise

Etymology

  • sihen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sīcan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. sigh

verb. ['ˈsaɪ'] utter with a sigh.

Synonyms

  • let loose
  • let out
  • emit

Antonyms

  • take in
  • absorb
  • vowel
  • consonant

Etymology

  • sihen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sīcan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. sigh

noun. ['ˈsaɪ'] a sound like a person sighing.

Antonyms

  • whisper

Etymology

  • sihen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sīcan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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