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Noun
A low, mournful sound, typically uttered in pain or grief
“Later in the night, Lady Letitia heard a loud groan from my lord's room, and a cry as of someone in agony.”
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A low creaking sound made by an object under pressure
“The ship came to rest with a groan and the familiar sound of a powering-down engine.”
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A complaint or grievance
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“Dad gets up, one knee popping, his groan about getting old an everyday feature of being around him that is also getting old.”
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A long, loud, wavering cry or howl
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A long speech or prose work that bitterly laments the state of society and its morals, and often contains a prophecy of its coming downfall
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Something that is personally annoying
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A low, rumbling sound
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To complain or grumble about something
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“I'm of the age where I have carte blanche to grumble and groan about Christmas.”
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To make a low, mournful sound, typically conveying pain or grief
“Her eyes filled with tears as she looked at him and heard him groan softly in pain.”
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(of an object) To make a low creaking sound when pressure or weight is applied
“Now my shelves groan under the weight of vinyl and CDs which remain unheard and unloved.”
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To utter or express with one's voice
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To gasp or utter with effort
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To make or emit a noise or sound
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(dated) To feel or display deep distress
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