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Definition of Sob


  1. To soak.
  2. 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.
  3. The act of sobbing; a convulsive sigh, or inspiration of the breath, as in sorrow.
  4. Any sorrowful cry or sound.

Sob Quotations

No excuses and no sob stories. Life is full of excuses if you're looking. I have no time to gripe over misfortune. I don't waste time looking back.
Junior Seau

But the child's sob curses deeper in the silence than the strong man in his wrath!
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Sob, heavy world Sob as you spin, Mantled in mist Remote from the happy.
W. H. Auden

I don't want to come across as a victim with a sob story. I've got a fantastic life. I'm not a victim. I thank the bullies out there for making me who I am. Some people become weaker, but the bullies made me stronger.
Kierston Wareing

Sometimes my plot lines are so convoluted, I get calls from friends at 3 am saying; you SOB, you'll never pull this one off.
Clive Cussler
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Sob Translations

sob in Dutch is snikken
sob in German is schluchzen
sob in Italian is singhiozzare
sob in Latin is fleo
sob in Spanish is sollozar
sob in Swedish is snyfta, snyftning
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