To escape the madness, Indians head to Coorg, a land of lush beauty, traditional food, and—sigh—tranquility.
"Apparently nothing is going to get done," the former Polanski investigator said with a sigh.
And, among certain sections of society at least, provoked a sigh of relief.
mid-13c., probably a Middle English back-formation from sighte, past tense of Old English sican "to sigh," perhaps echoic of the sound of sighing. Related: Sighed; sighing.
early 14c., from sigh (v.).