Thesaurus / repining

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If any sowing has gone wrong, do not waste time by repining over it, but sow again.

Had the governing classes not forced those accomplishments on them in 1872—But there is no use in repining.

All else might be dumb; but that living stream, rushing through its rocky bed, stilled not its repining music.

Godolphin, CompleteEdward Bulwer-Lytton

I knew it was a blessing in disguise—one hearty boy well provided for—but I was too full of repining to see it then.

Friends I Have MadeGeorge Manville Fenn

With naturally happening difficulties they were accustomed to combat without fear or repining.

The DusantesFrank R. Stockton

With natural-happening difficulties they were accustomed to combat without fear or repining.

Oftentimes self-will, unbelief, and repining at our hard lot, was mixed with our complaints and cries unto Him.

Complaining is by speech or writing; murmuring is commonly said of half-repressed utterance; repining of the mental act alone.

English Synonyms and AntonymsJames Champlin Fernald

She hides her own sorrow in her heart, and does not shadow her daughter's voyage by her repining.

A Woman of the WorldElla Wheeler Wilcox

Discontent, and trouble, and a repining at a poor condition, when we have no more than our daily bread.

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