Sob

Definition of Sob

Pronunciation: sǒbd
v. t.1.To soak.
v. i.1.To sigh with a sudden heaving of the breast, or with a kind of convulsive motion; to sigh with tears, and with a convulsive drawing in of the breath.
[imp. & p. p. Sobbed (sǒbd); p. pr. & vb. n. Sobbing.]
Sobbing is the same thing [as sighing], stronger.
- Bacon.
She sighed, she sobbed, and, furious with despair.
She rent her garments, and she tore her hair.
- Dryden.
n.1.The act of sobbing; a convulsive sigh, or inspiration of the breath, as in sorrow.
Break, heart, or choke with sobs my hated breath.
- Dryden.
2.Any sorrowful cry or sound.
The tremulous sob of the complaining owl.
- Wordsworth.

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