repining

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Noun[edit]

repining (plural repinings)

  1. The act of fretting or feeling discontent or of murmuring.
    • 1835, William Gilmore Simms, The Partisan, Harper, Chapter XI, page 140:
      Doomed to a brief existence, she wasted not the hours in painful repinings at a fate so stern; but still regarding it as inevitable, she prepared as calmly as possible to encounter it.

Verb[edit]

repining

  1. Present participle of repine.

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