verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of sigh
OTHER WORDS FROM sighsigher, nounoutsigh, verb (used with object)un·sigh·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for sigh
Workers at a Kroger-owned supermarket near Seattle breathed a sigh of relief last fall when they learned a coronavirus vaccine was around the corner.Grocery workers say they can’t get vaccines, even as they help distribute them|Abha Bhattarai|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
Now, with her marriage falling apart and her teen daughter throwing a tantrum every time Kate so much as sighs, she’s searching for work to give her life meeting.Netflix's Undeniably Cheesy Gal-Pal Drama Firefly Lane Pairs Well With a Glass of Wine|Judy Berman|February 3, 2021|Time
Then, that signature sighing smile that said, "This will be bad."
Someone kept sighing and gasping and giggling in the screening I was at.
They listened with audible outrage, sighing and groaning in disbelief.
That sound you just heard was a million women sighing in despair.Weeds’s Hunter Parrish: The Final Seasons and Those Shirtless Scenes|Itay Hod|July 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The mayor sat back heavily, the plush cushion behind him sighing deeply.
He did not caress it; she once heard him sighing over it; and he never announced it in the newspapers.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
The wind that was sighing in the trees was whirling the dead leaves about in little eddies as they floated to earth.Marguerite|Anatole France
The rain had almost ceased, the world was gray and sad, the exhausted storm was sighing and sobbing itself to rest.A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
"I was but sighing as I thought of my many sins, Cid," answered the fellow, very dutifully.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
So by wood and mere and sighing reed we pass with many a twist and turn until we reach the hostelry of Horning Ferry.Yachting Vol. 2|Various.