Groan – meaning of the word and examples

A deep, long sound showing great pain or unhappiness. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A complaining noise or phrase. (Cambridge Dictionary)

If you groan, you make a long, low sound because you are in pain, or because you are upset or unhappy about something. (Collins Dictionary)

If you groan something, you say it in a low, unhappy voice. (Collins Dictionary)

If you groan about something, you complain about it. (Collins Dictionary)

Make a deep inarticulate sound conveying pain, despair, pleasure, etc. (Oxford Dictionaries)


The Spirit’s Groaning.

“Sometimes a heartfelt groan is better than a sung anthem. Tears are a language that God understands.” — Robert Smith Jr.

The Wimbledon groan – the most disheartening sound in tennis.


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