Definitions for moanmoʊn

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word moan

Princeton's WordNet

  1. groan, moan(verb)

    an utterance expressing pain or disapproval

  2. groan, moan(verb)

    indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure

    "The students groaned when the professor got out the exam booklets"; "The ancient door soughed when opened"

Wiktionary

  1. moan(Noun)

    a low, mournful cry of pain, sorrow or pleasure

  2. moan(Verb)

    to make a moan or similar sound

  3. moan(Verb)

    to complain

  4. Origin: From mone, mane, man, from *, from mainō. Inferred from mænan. More at mean.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Moan(verb)

    to make a low prolonged sound of grief or pain, whether articulate or not; to groan softly and continuously

  2. Moan(verb)

    to emit a sound like moan; -- said of things inanimate; as, the wind moans

  3. Moan(verb)

    to bewail audibly; to lament

  4. Moan(verb)

    to afflict; to distress

  5. Moan(verb)

    a low prolonged sound, articulate or not, indicative of pain or of grief; a low groan

  6. Moan(verb)

    a low mournful or murmuring sound; -- of things

  7. Origin: [OE. mone. See Moan, v. i.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Moan

    mōn, v.i. to make a low sound of grief or pain: to lament audibly.—v.t. to lament.—n. a low sound of grief or pain: audible expression of pain.—adj. Moan′ful, expressing sorrow: lamentable.—adv. Moan′fully, with lamentation. [A.S. mǽnan.]

Anagrams for moan »

  1. Mona, noma, Oman

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of moan in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of moan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Daniel Irwin:

    Last time I saw him, he was lying on the floor making a sustained monotone moan.

  2. S. J. Perelman:

    Love is not the dying moan of a distant violin .. it's the triumphant twang of a bedspring.

  3. Christina G. Rossetti:

    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.

  4. Christina Rossetti, A Christmas Carol:

    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.

  5. Atsushi Hirano:

    My grandfather didn't really like to speak about the war. At night, he would moan in his sleep. He would scream sometimes and I assumed it was because of the war, but I always thought I couldn't ask about it and then he died six years ago. I wish I had asked him more.

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