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murmur

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of murmur

  1. 1 an expression of dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment finished the tedious job without a murmur Synonyms of murmur beef, bitch, bleat, carp, fuss, grievance, gripe, grouch, grouse, grumble, holler, kvetch, lament, miserere, moan, complaint, plaint, squawk, wail, whimper, whine, whinge [British], yammerWords Related to murmur challenge, demur, expostulation, kick, niggle [chiefly British], objection, protest, quibble, remonstrance, stinkNear Antonyms of murmur commendation, compliment, plaudit; acclaim, applause, praise; approval, endorsement (also indorsement), sanction

  2. 2 speech that is not clear enough to be understood could just barely hear the murmurs of the audience Synonyms of murmur grunt, grunting, mumble, murmuring, mutter, mutteringWords Related to murmur rumor, undertone, whisper; babble, babbling, blab, blabbing, chatter, chattering, drivel, driveling (or drivelling), gabble, gabbling, jabber, jabbering, maundering, prattle, prattling, rambling


murmur

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of murmur

  1. 1 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely no prisoner dared murmur out loud Synonyms of murmur beef, bellyache, bitch, bleat, carp, caterwaul, crab, croak, fuss, gripe, grizzle, grouch, grouse, growl, grumble, grump, holler, inveigh, keen, kick, kvetch, maunder [chiefly British], moan, complain, mutter, nag, repine, scream, squawk, squeal, wail, whimper, whine, whinge [British], yammer, yawp (or yaup), yowlWords Related to murmur object (to), protest, quarrel (with); cavil, quibble; fret, stew, worry; blubber, cry, sob; bemoan, bewail, deplore, lamentNear Antonyms of murmur accept, bear, countenance, endure, take, tolerate; applaud, cheer, commendAntonyms of murmur crow, delight, rejoice

  2. 2 to speak softly and unclearly a college professor who tends to murmur Synonyms of murmur chunter [British], grunt, mouth, mumble, mutterWords Related to murmur babble, blab, chatter, drivel, gabble, gibber, jabber, maunder, prattle, ramble; breathe, gasp, pant, whisper; buzzNear Antonyms of murmur articulate, enunciateAntonyms of murmur speak out, speak up



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