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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 beef, bitch, bleat, carp, fuss, grievance, gripe, grouch, grouse, grumble, holler, kvetch, lament, miserere, moan, complaint, plaint, squawk, wail, whimper, whine, whinge [British], yammerRelated Words challenge, demur, expostulation, kick, niggle [chiefly British], objection, protest, quibble, remonstrance, stinkNear Antonyms 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 grunt, grunting, mumble, murmuring, mutter, mutteringRelated Words 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 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), yowlRelated Words object (to), protest, quarrel (with); cavil, quibble; fret, stew, worry; blubber, cry, sob; bemoan, bewail, deplore, lamentNear Antonyms accept, bear, countenance, endure, take, tolerate; applaud, cheer, commendAntonyms crow, delight, rejoice

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


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