verb (used without object), sobbed, sobbing.
to weep with a convulsive catching of the breath.
to make a sound resembling this.
verb (used with object), sobbed, sobbing.
to utter with sobs.
to put, send, etc., by sobbing or with sobs:
to sob oneself to sleep.
the act of sobbing; a convulsive catching of the breath in weeping.
any sound suggesting this.
verb sobs, sobbing, sobbed
(intransitive) to weep with convulsive gasps
(transitive) to utter with sobs
to cause (oneself) to be in a specified state by sobbing: to sob oneself to sleep
a convulsive gasp made in weeping
Senate Office Building
shortness of breath
son of a bitch
- So be it
Let it be so, I accept it as it is. For example, If you can’t change the reservation, so be it; I’ll travel on Monday. This phrase, often given as a translation of the Hebrew (and Greek and Latin) amen, has been employed in the current sense since about 1600.
adjective, soberer, soberest. 1. not intoxicated or drunk. 2. habitually temperate, especially in the use of liquor. 3. quiet or sedate in demeanor, as persons. 4. marked by seriousness, gravity, solemnity, etc., as of demeanor, speech, etc.: a sober occasion. 5. subdued in tone, as color; not gay or showy, as clothes. 6. free from […]
- Sober as a judge
Not at all intoxicated, quite clear-headed, as in Even after three drinks he was sober as a judge. Why judges should be equated with sobriety is not known, but the simile was first recorded in 1694.
[soh-ber-hed-id] /ˈsoʊ bərˈhɛd ɪd/ adjective 1. characterized by clear, logical thinking; not fanciful or capricious.