murmur definition

  • noun:
    • A low, indistinct, constant noise: spoke in a murmur; the murmur for the waves.
    • An indistinct, whispered, or private complaint; a mutter.
    • drug An abnormal sound, often emanating through the heart, that often suggests a diseased problem.
    • minimal or indistinct noises or speech.
    • The noise created by any problem which creates noisy, or turbulent, blood circulation through the heart.
    • A muttered issue or protest; the expression of dissatisfaction in a decreased muttering vocals; any phrase of issue or discontent
    • a reduced, puzzled, and indistinct noise, like that of working liquid.
    • A complaint half repressed, or uttered in a low, muttering voice.
    • A low noise continued or continually duplicated, as compared to a stream operating in a stony station, of many persons chatting indistinctly in low tones, and the like; a minimal and disoriented or indistinct sound; a hum.
    • A muttered problem or protest; the phrase of dissatisfaction in a decreased muttering voice; thus, any phrase of grievance or discontent.
    • In medicine, anybody of numerous noises, normal and pathological, heard in auscultation.
    • a schwa which incidental on pronunciation of a consonant
    • an abnormal sound regarding the heart; sometimes a sign of irregular purpose of one's heart valves
    • a complaint uttered in a decreased and indistinct tone
    • the lowest constant indistinct noise; frequently accompanied by movement associated with the lips with no production of articulate message
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to create a low, constant, indistinct noise or succession of noises.
    • To grumble in reduced mumbling tones; grumble.
    • to produce a low continued noise, like hum of bees, a stream of liquid, distant waves, and/or wind in a forest.
    • To utter complaints in a minimal, half-articulated voice; to feel or express dissatisfaction or discontent; to complain; -- often with at or against.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To say in the lowest indistinct vocals; utter indistinctly: murmured their approval.
    • To utter or give forth in low or indistinct terms or sounds.
  • others:
    • to help make a decreased continuous noise, like sound of rushing water or for the wind among trees, or like hum of bees.
    • To utter terms indistinctly; mutter.
    • To grumble; whine; utter complaints in a decreased, muttering sound; ergo, generally, expressing problem or discontent: with at or against.
    • Synonyms To repine, whimper.
    • To utter indistinctly; state in a decreased indistinct vocals; mutter.
  • verb:
    • make moaning remarks or noises under your air
    • speak softly or indistinctly

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