unrepining


unrepining

verb (used without object), re·pined, re·pin·ing.

  1. to be fretfully discontented; fret; complain.

verb

  1. (intr) to be fretful or low-spirited through discontent

v.“to be fretfully discontented,” mid-15c., probably from re-, here likely an intensive prefix, + pine (v.) “yearn.” Related: Repined; repining.

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