Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of murmur | Another word for murmur | What is murmur?

Definition 1: a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for murmur in the sense of this definition

(murmur is a kind of ...) an expression of grievance or resentment

Definition 2: a schwa that is incidental to the pronunciation of a consonant - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for murmur in the sense of this definition

(murmur is a kind of ...) a neutral middle vowel; occurs in unstressed syllables

Definition 3: a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for murmur in the sense of this definition

(murmur is a kind of ...) the sudden occurrence of an audible event

"the sound awakened them"

Definition 4: an abnormal sound of the heart; sometimes a sign of abnormal function of the heart valves - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for murmur in the sense of this definition

(murmur is a kind of ...) (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease

(... is a kind of murmur ) a murmur heard during systole

Definition 5: speak softly or indistinctly - [verb of communication]

Samples where murmur or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She murmured softly to the baby in her arms

(murmur is a kind of ...) express in speech

"She talks a lot of nonsense" "This depressed patient does not verbalize"

(... is a kind of murmur ) speak softly or lovingly

"The mother who held her baby was cooing softly"

(... is a kind of murmur ) issue soft noises

Definition 6: make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath - [verb of communication]

Samples where murmur or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she grumbles when she feels overworked

Synonyms for murmur in the sense of this definition

(murmur is a kind of ...) express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness

"My mother complains all day" "She has a lot to kick about"

More words

Another word for murmansk

Another word for murky

Another word for murkiness

Another word for murkily

Another word for murk

Another word for murmur vowel

Another word for murmuration

Another word for murmurer

Another word for murmuring

Another word for murmurous


Other word for murmurous

murmurous meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce murmurous