Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Moaned'
Moaned Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
- Moan \Moan\ (m[=o]n), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Moaned (m[=o]nd); p.
pr. & vb. n. Moaning.] [AS. m[=ae]nan to moan, also, to
mean; but in the latter sense perh. a different word. Cf.
Mean to intend.]
- To make a low prolonged sound of grief or pain, whether articulate or not; to groan softly and continuously. Unpitied and unheard, where misery moans. --Thomson. Let there bechance him pitiful mischances, To make him moan. --Shak.
- To emit a sound like moan; -- said of things inanimate; as, the wind moans.