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whimper

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

an expression of dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment
  • patiently posed for dozens of photographs without so much as a whimper

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whimper

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of whimper (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to utter feeble plaintive cries
  • the dog whimpered to be let in

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2 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
  • a good-hearted person, but given to whimpering about trifles

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The first known use of whimper was in 1513

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“Whimper.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whimper. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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