verb (used without object), re·pined, re·pin·ing.
Related formsre·pin·er, nounun·re·pined, adjectiveun·re·pin·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for repine
But Heaven thought proper to take him to itself, and we must not repine.American Prisoners of the Revolution|Danske Dandridge
He is happy, because a glorified spirit; and though I cannot help mourning over my loss, yet I dare not repine.The Sheepfold and the Common, Vol. I (of 2)|Timothy East
But this change lies in the way of God's strong purpose, and it is assumed that Moses will neither rebel nor repine.The Expositor's Bible:The Book of Numbers|Robert A. Watson
A good-humoured, care-defying man, he enjoyed life in an easy way, and was not disposed to repine when his road lay down the hill.The Age of Pope|John Dennis
"We must not repine," he wrote to his wife on the 12th of October, the day after Hood sailed for England.The Life of Nelson, Vol. I (of 2)|A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan