Complaint and Moan


Complaint noun - An expression of dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment.
Usage example: a warning that if there were any more complaints, we were turning around and not going to the beach after all

Moan is a synonym for complaint in groan topic. In some cases you can use "Moan" instead a noun "Complaint", when it comes to topics like grumble, discontent, cavil, cry of distress.


Moan noun - A crying out in grief.
Usage example: a great moan arose from the crowd when the awful news was announced

Complaint is a synonym for moan in groan topic. You can use "Complaint" instead a noun "Moan", if it concerns topics such as cry of distress.

Nearby Words: moaned, moaning, moaner

How words are described

long long complaint long moan
loud loud complaint loud moan
little little complaint little moan
final final complaint final moan
Other adjectives: occasional.
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Moan or Complaint. 2016. Accessed June 08, 2023.
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