Definitions for: Repine


[v] express discontent



Webster (1913) Definition: Re*pine" (r?-p?n"), v. i. [Pref. re- + pine to
languish.]
1. To fail; to wane. [Obs.] ``Reppening courage yields no
foot to foe.'' --Spenser.

2. To continue pining; to feel inward discontent which preys
on the spirits; to indulge in envy or complaint; to
murmur.

But Lachesis thereat gan to repine. --Spenser.

What if the head, the eye, or ear repined To serve
mere engines to the ruling mind? --Pope.


Re*pine", n.
Vexation; mortification. [Obs.] --Shak.

See Also: complain, kick, kvetch, plain, quetch, sound off

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