verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Words nearby sigh
Origin of sigh
OTHER WORDS FROM sighsigh·er, nounout·sigh, verb (used with object)un·sigh·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for sighing
They listened with audible outrage, sighing and groaning in disbelief.
The mayor sat back heavily, the plush cushion behind him sighing deeply.
Then, sighing, she got up and tucked the letter inside her dress.Rose O'Paradise|Grace Miller White
As we drew near, we saw the blood and heard the sighing breathing.Quintus Oakes|Charles Ross Jackson
"You could make a coup de tongue," thought Molly, sighing helplessly.Molly Brown's Sophomore Days|Nell Speed
Through which the same frost troops are sighing, Churlishly gloweth the charcoal flame, While a man lies there in penury dying.Victor Roy, A Masonic Poem|Harriet Annie Wilkins
They run along at a good pace when loaded, and show great judgment in avoiding collision, sighing as they go a loud hess!Corea or Cho-sen|A (Arnold) Henry Savage-Landor