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sigh

verb

Synonyms of sigh

(Entry 1 of 2)

to take in and let out a deep audible breath or to make a similar sound
  • Mom always used to sigh loudly whenever she found a mess on the floor—which was often
  • a breeze sighed through the leaves

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sigh

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of sigh (Entry 2 of 2)

as in whisper, gasp

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The first known use of sigh was in the 13th century

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“Sigh.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sigh. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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