Sulk vs Moan - What's the difference?
As a noun sulk
is a state of sulking or sulk
can be a furrow.
As a verb sulk
is to express ill humor or offense by remaining sullenly silent or withdrawn.
As a proper noun moan is
to express ill humor or offense by remaining sullenly silent or withdrawn.
a low, mournful cry of pain, sorrow or pleasure
* 1596 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , VI.7:
- Much did the Craven seeme to mone his case […].
(obsolete) To distress (someone); to sadden.
* Beaumont and Fletcher
- Ye floods, ye woods, ye echoes, moan / My dear Columbo, dead and gone.
To make a moan or similar sound.
To say in a moan, or with a moaning voice.
- which infinitely moans me
(colloquial) To complain; to grumble.
- ‘Please don't leave me,’ he moaned .
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