Definition of Repines

1. Verb. (third-person singular of repine) ¹



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Definition of Repines

1. repine [v] - See also: repine

Lexicographical Neighbors of Repines

rephrasings
repicture
repictured
repictures
repicturing
repigment
repigmentation
repigmented
repigmenting
repigments
repin
repine
repined
repiner
repiners
repines (current term)
repining
repiningly
repinings
repinned
repinning
repins
repique
repiqued
repiques
repiquing
repitch
repitched
repitches
repitching

Literary usage of Repines

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"... when he is not aware that he is near enough to touch them. PORT, *. State, attendance. court, Wa« settled scarce, when she repines, and lessens lu ..."

2. The anatomy of melancholy, by Democritus iunior by Robert Burton (1821)
"... an envious wretch sees another man prosper, to be enriched, to thrive, and be fortunate in the world, to get honours, offices, or the like, he repines, ..."

3. Letters to a young lady, in which the duties and character of women are by Jane West (1806)
"... but many a heart escapes the frigid cold of this arctic circle, and repines with, secret sorrow, or frets with fruitless wishes, while the vacant eye ..."

4. Letters of Travel from Different Lands by James P. Sanford (1887)
"Said she, "That soul is unworthy the joys of heaven which repines because the body must endure the stroke of the executioner." The night before her death ..."

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