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noun 
  1. A deep and prolonged audible inspiration or respiration of air, as when fatigued, frustrated, or grieved; the act of sighing.
  2. Figuratively, a manifestation of grief; a lament.
  1. (cockney slang) A person with boredom
verb 
  1. To inhale a larger quantity of air than usual, and immediately expel it; to make a deep single audible respiration, especially as the result or involuntary expression of fatigue, exhaustion, grief, sorrow, frustration, or the like.
  2. Hence, to lament; to grieve.
  3. To make a sound like sighing.
  4. To exhale (the breath) in sighs.
  5. To utter sighs over; to lament or mourn over.
  6. To express by sighs; to utter in or with sighs.
  7. To express frustration.
Etymology: sihen from sÄhen, from sÄcan


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