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whining

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

2 as in whiny, squealing

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whining

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Synonyms & Antonyms of whining (Entry 2 of 3)

as in crying, weeping

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whining

verb
present participle of whine

Synonyms & Antonyms of whining (Entry 3 of 3)

to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
  • for the whole of our vacation, the kids whined on and on about the weather

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The first known use of whining was in the 15th century

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“Whining.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whining. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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