Frownest vs Drownest - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between frownest and drownest
is that frownest
) while drownest
is (archaic) (drown
A facial expression in which the eyebrows are brought together, and the forehead is wrinkled, usually indicating displeasure, sadness or worry, or less often confusion or concentration.
To have a on one's face.
To manifest displeasure or disapprobation; to look with disfavour or threateningly.
- Noisy gossip in the library is frowned upon.
To repress or repel by expressing displeasure or disapproval; to rebuke with a look.
- The sky doth frown and lower upon our army.
- Frown the impudent fellow into silence.
* frown at
* frown on
* frown upon
To be suffocated in water or other fluid; to perish by such suffocation.
To deprive of life by immersion in water or other liquid.
To overwhelm in water; to submerge; to inundate.
To overpower; to overcome; to extinguish; — said especially of sound; usually in the form "to drown out".
* Sir J. Davies
- most men being in sensual pleasures drowned
To lose, make hard to find or unnoticeable in an abundant mass.
- My private voice is drowned amid the senate.
- ''The CIA gathers so much information that the actual answers it should seek are often drowned in the incessant flood of reports, recordings, satellite images etc.
* drown one's sorrows
* drown out
* (overwhelm) flood