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sigh 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/sī/,
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sighed, past tense; sighed, past participle; sighs, 3rd person singular present; sighing, present participle;
  1. Emit a long, deep, audible breath expressing sadness, relief, tiredness, or a similar feeling
    • - Harry sank into a chair and sighed with relief
    • - “I'm in a bit of a mess,” Elaine sighed
  2. (of the wind or something through which the wind blows) Make a sound resembling this
    • - a breeze made the treetops sigh
  3. Feel a deep yearning for (someone or something lost, unattainable, or distant)
    • - he sighed for days gone by
Noun
  1. A long, deep, audible exhalation expressing sadness, relief, tiredness, or a similar feeling
    • - she let out a long sigh of despair
    • - when the aircraft touched down I breathed a sigh of relief
  2. A gentle sound resembling this, esp. one made by the wind


  1. an utterance made by exhaling audibly
  2. heave or utter a sigh; breathe deeply and heavily; "She sighed sadly"
  3. a sound like a person sighing; "she heard the sigh of the wind in the trees"
  4. utter with a sigh
  5. The following is a list of episodes of the television series, Harper's Island. The show aired on CBS in the United States and Global TV in Canada, with the pilot premiering on April 9, 2009 as a mid-season replacement following the series finale of Eleventh Hour.
  6. "Un sospiro" (Italian, for "a sigh") is the third of Franz Liszt's Trois études de concert (Three Concert Études). It is also sometimes referred to as Étude No. 39, and is a piano solo in D-flat major. However, it is likely that the title did not originate with Liszt. ...
  7. A Sigh is a 1998 Chinese drama film directed by Feng Xiaogang, written by Wang Shuo, starring Zhang Guoli, Liu Pei, Xu Fan and Fu Biao. Like most of Feng's films, the film is set mostly in Beijing.
  8. A deep and prolonged audible inspiration or respiration of air, as when fatigued, frustrated, grieved, or relieved; the act of sighing; Figuratively, a manifestation of grief; a lament; A person who is bored; To inhale a larger quantity of air than usual, and immediately expel it; to make a ...
  9. To dream that you are sighing over any trouble or sad event, denotes that you will have unexpected sadness, but some redeeming brightness in your season of trouble. To hear the sighing of others, foretells that the misconduct of dear friends will oppress you with a weight of gloom.
  10. The ventilator can be programmed to deliver an occasional sigh with a larger tidal volume. This prevents collapse of the alveoli (atelectasis) which can result from the patient constantly inspiring the same volume of gas.
  11. A controlled, substantial increase in the tidal volumes of a small number of successive assisted breaths produced at preset intervals.
  12. What is typically heard after a "mod" player (given multiple warnings) has been "banned" (e.g. RED JUSTICE).
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