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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English gronyng (groaning), from Old English grānung; equivalent to groan +‎ -ing. Conflated with Middle English gronende, present participle of gronen, from Old English grāniende, present participle of grānian (to groan).

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AdjectiveEdit

groaning (not comparable)

  1. That groans.
  2. (figuratively) Heavily laden, as if to creak under the strain.

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NounEdit

groaning (plural groanings)

  1. A low sound associated with extended suffering, sorrow, and toil.

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VerbEdit

groaning

  1. present participle of groan

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