Definition of Sobbings

1. Noun. (plural of sobbing) ¹



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Definition of Sobbings

1. sobbing [n] - See also: sobbing

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sobbings

soarings
soars
soaves
sob
sob sister
sob stories
sob story
sob stuff
soba
sobas
sobbed
sobber
sobbers
sobbing
sobbingly
sobbings (current term)
sobby
sobeit
sober
sober as a judge
sober up
sobered
sobered up
soberer
soberest
sobering
sobering up
soberingly
soberise
soberised

Literary usage of Sobbings

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1. Duffy's Hibernian Magazine: A Monthly Journal of Legends, Tales, and Stories (1862)
"Many a time has my wife felt it necessary to awaken me out of those deep and pain- fa! sobbings, which, arising from some extraordinary impression, ..."

2. Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc by Mark Twain (1896)
"There was a pause, then we heard muffled sobbings, mixed with pitiful ejaculations. Then there was a second voice, low and not distinct, and the one seemed ..."

3. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"There was a pause, then we heard muffled sobbings, mixed with pitiful ejaculations. Then there was a second voice, low and not distinct, and the one seemed ..."

4. The Ecclesiastical History of England and Normandy by Ordericus Vitalis, Léopold Delisle, Guizot (François) (1854)
"But when he came to the last petition, having said, " Lead us not into temptation," his tears fell so fast, and his sobbings were so violent, ..."

5. Life of Benjamin Robert Haydon, Historical Painter, from His Autobiography by Benjammin Robert Haydon (1853)
"She could not speak — she could not see me, — "God bless you, my dear child," I could just make out in her sobbings. The guard became impatient; ..."

6. The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction by Reuben Percy, John Timbs (1833)
"... some slight sobbings were heard, for hearts were touched and tears were flowing unseen; these sobbings at length called the good man to his recollection ..."

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