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Meaning of MURMURING

Pronunciation:  m'urmuring

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\Mur"mur*ing\, a. & n.
Uttering murmurs; making low sounds; complaining. --
{Mur"mur*ing*ly}, adv.

Easton Bible Dictionary

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).

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