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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of one who sobs; a series of sobs or sounds of a similar nature.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A series of short, convulsive inspirations, the glottis being suddenly closed so that little or no air enters into the lungs.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of sob.
  • noun Action of the verb to sob.
  • adjective That or who sobs.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun convulsive gasp made while weeping

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