Definition of sigh :
1. A deep and prolonged audible inspiration or respiration of air, as when fatigued or grieved; the act of sighing.
2. Figuratively, a manifestation of grief; a lanent.
3. Hence, to lament; to grieve.
4. To exhale ( the breath) in sighs.
5. To express by sighs; to utter in or with sighs.
6. To inhale a larger quantity of air than usual, and immediately expel it; to make a deep single audible respiration, especially as the result or involuntary expression of fatigue, exhaustion, grief, sorrow, or the like.
7. To make a sound like sighing.
8. To utter sighs over; to lament or mourn over.
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lament (part of speech: verb)
- She breathed a long sigh, trying to clear her brain. - "Syndrome", Thomas Hoover.
- " If only Spencer would send for me to go back to Paris," he said with a sigh. - "A Maker of History", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
- But I think you do care, only, with a sigh, I know one has to try a great, great lot. - "Rosy", Mrs. Molesworth.