- murmur used 9 times.
- murmured used 19 times.
- murmurers used once.
- murmuring used twice.
- murmurings used 9 times.
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MUR'MUR, noun [Latin See the Verb.] A low sound continued or continually repeated, as that of a stream running in a stony channel, or that of flame.
Black melancholy sits,
Deepens the murmur of the falling floods,
And breathes a browner horror on the woods.
1. A complaint half suppressed, or uttered in a low, muttering voice.
Some discontents there are, some idle murmurs.
MUR'MUR, verb intransitive [Latin murmuro.]
1. To make a low continued noise, like the hum of bees, a stream of water, rolling waves, or like the wind in a forest; as the murmuring surge.
The forests murmur and the surges roar.
2. To grumble; to complain; to utter complaints in a low, half articulated voice; to utter sullen discontent; with at, before the thing which is the cause of discontent; as, murmur not at sickness; or with at or against, before the active agent which produces the evil.
The Jews murmured at him. John 6:43.
The people murmured against Moses. Exodus 13:1.
MUR'MURER, noun One who murmurs; one who complains sullenly; a grumbler.
Of the Hebrews in the wilderness, called forth the displeasure of God, which was only averted by the earnest prayer of Moses (Numbers 11:33, 34; 12; 14:27, 30, 31; 16:3; 21:4-6; Psalms 106:25). Forbidden by Paul (1 Corinthians 10:10).
Exodus 5:22-23; Exodus 16:8; Exodus 16:12; Numbers 14:26-37; Numbers 17:10-11; Job 15:11-13; Job 33:12-13; Job 34:37; Psalms 37:1; Psalms 44:9-26; Psalms 73:13-22; Psalms 78:17-21; Proverbs 19:3; Ecclesiastes 7:10; Jeremiah 15:10; Lamentations 3:39; Malachi 3:14; Luke 10:40; Romans 9:19-20; 1 Corinthians 10:10; Philippians 2:14; James 5:9; Jude 1:16
Exodus 5:21; Exodus 14:11-12; Exodus 15:23-24; Exodus 16:2-3; Exodus 17:2-3; Numbers 11:1-10; Numbers 11:33; Numbers 4:14; Numbers 16:41; Numbers 20:2-5; Numbers 21:5-6; Deuteronomy 1:27-28; Psalms 106:24-26
MUR'MURING, participle present tense Uttering complaints in a low voice or sullen manner; grumbling; complaining.
MUR'MURINGLY, adverb With a low sound; with complaints.
MUR'MUROUS, adjective Exciting murmur or complaint.