What does complaining mean?

Definitions for complaining
com·plain·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word complaining.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. complaining(a), complaintive(adj)

    expressing pain or dissatisfaction of resentment

    "a complaining boss"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Complaining

    of Complain

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'complaining' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4542

How to pronounce complaining?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say complaining in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of complaining in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of complaining in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of complaining in a Sentence

  1. California Gov. Gavin Newsom:

    There was a casual conversation about the 170 ventilators that came from the national stockpile directly to LA County, the conversation wasn't just about those 170, it was about the fact those 170 were not working, and rather than lamenting about it, rather than complaining about it, rather than pointing fingers, rather than generating headlines in order to generate more stress and anxiety, we got a car, and a truck, and we had those 170 brought here to this facility at 8 a.m. this morning.

  2. George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman, Epistle Dedicatory:

    This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap; the being a force of Nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.

  3. RVM:

    When I compare my Life with others who are less fortunate, I feel so blessed and grateful that I immediately stop complaining and start Living with Joy and Gratitude.

  4. Stefanos Tsitsipas:

    The chair umpire was very incorrect in what he was telling me during the match, i dont know what this chair umpire has in specific against my team, but hes been complaining and telling me that my team talks all of the time when Im out on the court playing. Hes very I dont know. I believe hes not right, because I never hear anything of what my team says from the outside.

  5. Gerald Molen:

    There is no racism except for those who create an issue. That is the worst kind. Using such an ugly way of complaining.

Images & Illustrations of complaining

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