Cry and Whisper


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Cry noun – A loud vocal expression of strong emotion.
Usage example: a cry of despair arose when the smoke of the bomb blast cleared

Whisper is an antonym for cry in shout topic.
Nearby Words: crying, cried
Antonyms for Cry


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Whisper noun – A rumor or report of a personal or sensational nature.
Cry is an antonym for whisper.
Nearby Words: whispered, whispering, whisperer
Antonyms for Whisper
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How words are described

brief brief cry brief whisper
dead dead cry dead whisper
single single cry single whisper
loud loud cry loud whisper
Other adjectives: hoarse, small, desperate, eerie, last, haunting, creepy, strangled.

Common collocations

name cry name whisper name
time cry time whisper time

Both words in one sentence

  • Say My Name No matter what range of emotion you're feeling towards another character, the best way to express it is to say their name—preferably in either a hoarse whisper or scenery-chomping cry.
    Source: Say My Name
  • All I had to do is done, You remain but I go on; Other kinds of deserts call, Other deserts whisper Paul; I must hasten in reply To that low instinctive cry, There to make a way again For the conscious lives of men.
  • Discworld / Guards! Guards! Quiet Cry for Help: Wonse's desperate whisper to the assassin.
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Whisper or Cry. 2016. Accessed September 19, 2021.

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