repining


repining
re·pine || rɪ'paɪn v. complain, express discontent, express dissatisfaction

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • repining — un·repining; …   English syllables

  • repining — noun The act of fretting or feeling discontent or of murmuring …   Wiktionary

  • repining — repīnˈing noun and adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑repine …   Useful english dictionary

  • Discontent — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Discontent >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 discontent discontent discontentment Sgm: N 1 dissatisfaction dissatisfaction Sgm: N 1 dissent dissent &c. 489 GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 disappointment disappointment mor …   English dictionary for students

  • regret — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Looking back with sorrow Nouns regret, remorse, qualms, compunction, contrition, attrition, repentance, penitence; lamentation, mourning; heartache, sorrow, grief, bitterness, disappointment, discontent; …   English dictionary for students

  • unrepining — “+ adjective Etymology: un (I) + repining, present participle of repine : not repining : uncomplaining …   Useful english dictionary

  • Envied — Envy En vy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Envied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Envying}.] [F. envier.] 1. To feel envy at or towards; to be envious of; to have a feeling of uneasiness or mortification in regard to (any one), arising from the sight of another s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Envies — Envy En vy, n.; pl. {Envies}. [F. envie, L. invidia envious; akin to invidere to look askance at, to look with enmity; in against + videre to see. See {Vision}.] 1. Malice; ill will; spite. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] If he evade us there, Enforce him… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Envy — En vy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Envied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Envying}.] [F. envier.] 1. To feel envy at or towards; to be envious of; to have a feeling of uneasiness or mortification in regard to (any one), arising from the sight of another s excellence …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Envy — En vy, n.; pl. {Envies}. [F. envie, L. invidia envious; akin to invidere to look askance at, to look with enmity; in against + videre to see. See {Vision}.] 1. Malice; ill will; spite. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] If he evade us there, Enforce him with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.