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Meaning of MURMURING

Pronunciation:  m'urmuring

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone
  2. [n]  a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech
  3. [adj]  making a low continuous indistinct sound; "like murmuring waves"; "susurrant voices"
 

MURMURING is a 9 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: grumble, grumbling, murmur, murmur, murmuration, mussitation, mutter, mutter, muttering, muttering, soft, susurrant, whispering
 
 See Also: complaint, sound

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mur"mur*ing\, a. & n.
Uttering murmurs; making low sounds; complaining. --
{Mur"mur*ing*ly}, adv.

 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

of the Hebrews in the wilderness, called forth the displeasure of God, which was only averted by the earnest prayer of Moses (Num. 11:33, 34; 12; 14:27, 30, 31; 16:3; 21:4-6; Ps. 106:25). Forbidden by Paul (1 Cor. 10:10).

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aspiration, bated breath, beef, beefing, bellyache, bellyaching, bitch, bitching, breath, breathy voice, complaining, complaint, complaintful, crabbing, crabby, cranky, croaking, destructive criticism, disappointed, discontented, disgruntled, displeased, dissatisfied, dissent, drone, droning, envious, exhalation, faultfinding, gabble, gibber, gibbering, grievance, gripe, griping, groan, groaning, grouchy, grouse, grousing, growling, grumbling, holler, howl, jabber, jibber, kick, kicking, little voice, low voice, malcontent, malcontented, maundering, mouthing, mumble, mumbling, murmur, murmuration, murmurish, murmurous, mutter, muttering, out of humor, peeve, peevish, peevishness, pet peeve, petulance, petulant, protest, querulant, querulous, querulousness, rebellious, resentful, restive, restless, rustling, scolding, sigh, sniping, soft voice, squawk, squawking, stage whisper, still small voice, sulky, susurrant, susurration, susurrous, susurrus, unaccepting, unaccommodating, underbreath, undertone, uneasy, unfulfilled, ungratified, unhappy, unsatisfied, whining, whiny, whisper, whispering, whispery, yapping
 

 

 

 

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