To inhale a larger quantity of air than usual, and immediately expel it; to make a deep single audible respiration, especially as the result or involuntary expression of fatigue, exhaustion, grief, sorrow, or the like.
Hence, to lament; to grieve.
To make a sound like sighing.
To exhale (the breath) in sighs.
To utter sighs over; to lament or mourn over.
To express by sighs; to utter in or with sighs.
A deep and prolonged audible inspiration or respiration of air, as when fatigued or grieved; the act of sighing.
Figuratively, a manifestation of grief; a lan/ent.
sigh in Danish is sukke
sigh in Dutch is zuchten, kreunen
sigh in French is soupir
sigh in German is seufze, Seufzer, seufzen, Seufzen
sigh in Italian is sospirare
sigh in Spanish is suspiro, suspirar
sigh in Swedish is suck, sucka
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