Synonyms for sigh
Antonyms for sigh
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SIGH
He wears the look of one who is gnawed with envy, and he heaves the sigh of despair.
"I am sorry you couldn't agree with Halbert Davis, Robert," she said, with a sigh.
"I don't know that I've ever found it so," Katherine replied with a sigh.
The greetings of friends on the platforms at the different stations only made him sigh.
"You're very kind," said Aunt Frank, with a sigh of bewildered relief.
"Well, of all cantankerous cranks he is the worst," he would say with a sigh.
Hubertine, hearing nothing more, not even a sigh, did not like to call again.
Then with a sigh of satisfaction, he fumbled for his pipe and tobacco, and looked about him.
Kingozi dropped that bottle into his side pocket with a sigh of relief.
With a sigh she pressed her large, capable hands to her heart.
mid-13c., probably a Middle English back-formation from sighte, past tense of Old English sican "to sigh," perhaps echoic of the sound of sighing. Related: Sighed; sighing.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SIGH
- break down
- burst into tears
- choke up
- crack up
- dissolve in tears
- let go
- let it all out
- put on the weeps
- ring the blues
- shed bitter tears
- shed tears
- turn on waterworks