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Groan

Definition of groan:

part of speech: verb

To express by low, moaning sounds; as, he groaned out his wish.

part of speech: verb

To utter a deep moan; be afflicted.

part of speech: noun

A deep moaning sound as of distress: a sound of disapprobation.

part of speech: noun

A deep moan.

part of speech: verb

To utter a deep sound of pain or sorrow; to creak; as, the door groaned on its hinges; lament; as, the very winds seem to groan.

part of speech: noun

A low, deep sound uttered in pain or sorrow, or expressive of disapprobation or ridicule; a low, dismal sound, as of the wind.

part of speech: verb

To utter a moaning sound in distress: ( fig.) to be afflicted.

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