sigh for

literary yearn for.
sigh

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  • sigh for — To yearn for • • • Main Entry: ↑sigh …   Useful english dictionary

  • sigh for — index deplore Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • sigh — ► VERB 1) let out a long, deep, audible breath expressing sadness, relief, tiredness, etc. 2) (sigh for) literary yearn for. ► NOUN ▪ an act of sighing, or a sound resembling this. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • sigh — sigh1 [saı] v [: Old English; Origin: sican] 1.) to breathe in and out making a long sound, especially because you are bored, disappointed, tired etc ▪ Well, there s nothing we can do about it now, she sighed. sigh heavily/deeply ▪ Frankie stared …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sigh — 1 verb (I) 1 to breathe in and out making a long sound, especially because you are bored, disappointed, tired etc: “Well, there s nothing we can do about it now,” she sighed. | sigh heavily/deeply: Frankie stared out of the window and sighed… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sigh — noun 1》 a long, deep, audible exhalation expressing sadness, tiredness, relief, etc. 2》 a sound resembling this. verb 1》 emit a sigh. 2》 (sigh for) literary yearn for. Origin ME (as v.): prob. a back form. from sighte, past tense of siche, sike,… …   English new terms dictionary

  • sigh — Synonyms and related words: Aqua Lung, ache, artificial respiration, aspirate, aspiration, asthmatic wheeze, bark, bated breath, bawl, bellow, bemoan, bewail, blare, blat, blow, blubber, boom, bray, breath, breath of air, breathe, breathe hard,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Sigh (band) — Sigh Sigh performing at Jaxx Nightclub in September 2008 Background information Origin Tokyo, Japan …   Wikipedia

  • Sigh — Концерт Sigh, сентябрь 2008 Основная инфо …   Википедия

  • sigh´ing|ly — sigh «sy», verb, noun. –v.i. 1. to let out a very long, deep breath because one is sad, tired, or relieved: »We heard her sigh with relief. 2. to make a sound like a sigh: »The wind sighed in the treetops. Nought but a lovely sighing of the wind… …   Useful english dictionary

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