shortness of breath, SOB, breathlessness(noun)
a dyspneic condition
asshole, bastard, cocksucker, dickhead, shit, mother fucker, motherfucker, prick, whoreson, son of a bitch, SOB(noun)
insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
convulsive gasp made while weeping
"He was sobbing inconsolably"
son of a bitch
shortness of breath
a cry with a short, sudden expulsion of breath.
to weep with convulsive gasps.
to say (something) while sobbing.
"He doesn't love me!" she sobbed.
to sigh with a sudden heaving of the breast, or with a kind of convulsive motion; to sigh with tears, and with a convulsive drawing in of the breath
the act of sobbing; a convulsive sigh, or inspiration of the breath, as in sorrow
any sorrowful cry or sound
Origin: [See Sop.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sob, v.i. to sigh in a convulsive manner, with tears: to weep with convulsive catchings of the breath, due to contractions of the diaphragm, accompanied by a closure of the glottis, preventing the entrance of air into the lungs.—v.t. to utter with sobs:—pr.p. sob′bing; pa.t. and pa.p. sobbed.—n. a short, convulsive sigh, any similar sound.—n. Sob′bing.—adv. Sob′bingly. [Conn. with A.S. seófian, to sigh; Ger. seufzen.]
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The numerical value of sob in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of sob in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I really don't want to get blown up by them SOB's.
I don't have any sob stories about anyone losing a limb and not having health insurance, but people think they were going to get a small refund, and then all the sudden owe $100 because of the penalty.
The SOB, Joseph Vaccaro, got a life sentence, and Joseph Vaccaro's been four years and they haven't fried Willie's ass yet. We've been waiting and waiting for justice to be done. All you hear about these days is the rights of the criminal. What about our rights ? Don't we have a right to see this chapter closed ?
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Translations for sob
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- sollozar, sollozoSpanish
- nyyhkyttää, nyyhkäys, nyyhkytysFinnish
- sanglot, sangloterFrench
- zokogás, zokogHungarian
- stynja upp, stynja, snökta, ekkasog, ekki, snökkt, andvarp, gráta, andvarpa, segja frá með ekkaIcelandic
- singhiozzare, singhiozzoItalian
- snik, snotteren, snikkenDutch
- szlochać, łkanie, łkaćPolish
- sangluot, singlot, singlouotar, sanglutter, sanglut, singlut, singluotRomansh
- рыдание, всхлипывание, всхлипывать, рыдать, всхлипнутьRussian
- jȅcāj, је̏ца̄јSerbo-Croatian
- snyftning, snyftSwedish
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