Definition of Repining

1. Noun. The act of fretting or feeling discontent or of murmuring. ¹



2. Verb. (present participle of repine) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Repining

1. repine [v] - See also: repine

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Literary usage of Repining

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1. What the White Race May Learn from the Indian by George Wharton James (1908)
"CHAPTER XIX THE INDIAN AND repining TN all my association with Indians, I cannot recall a single instance of repining, regret over the unalterable events of ..."

2. An exposition of the Creed by John Pearson (1857)
"Secondly, This belief is also necessary to breed in us equanimity and patience in our sufferings, to prevent all murmuring, repining, and objecting against ..."

3. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"... in disgrace, repining not, 20 Accepting all from Thee, as duly come from Thee. My speculations, plans, begun and carried on in thoughts of Thee, ..."

4. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"Be still, sad heart 1 and cease repining; Behind the clouds is the sun still shining; Thy fate is the common fate of all, Into each life some rain must fall ..."

5. The Grecian History: From the Earliest State to the Death of Alexander the Great by Oliver Goldsmith (1826)
"In order, therefore, to banish the insolence, the fraud, and the luxury of the one, as well'as the misery, the repining, and the factious despair of the ..."

6. The Grecian History: From the Earliest State to the Death of Alexander the Great by Oliver Goldsmith (1828)
"In order, therefore, to banish the insolence, the fraud, and the luxury of the one, as well as the misery, the repining, and the factious despair of the ..."

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