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How to Pronounce moans?

Correct pronunciation for the word "moans" is [mˈə͡ʊnz], [mˈə‍ʊnz], [m_ˈəʊ_n_z].

What are the misspellings for moans?

"Moans" in context

Moans, often associated with physical or emotional pain, are sounds of discomfort that people make naturally in response to a possibly uncomfortable or painful situation. Moans are usually deeper than a sigh and range from a light whimper to a loud cry.

The origin of moans could be traced back to early stages of human evolution when people would make similar sounds to express physical pain or discomfort. Expressions of moans may have then been adapted to also represent emotional pain, such as heartache, desperation and anger.

What are similar-sounding words for moans?

Usage over time for moans:

This graph shows how "moans" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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