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
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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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