sigh verb

ADV. deeply, heavily She sighed heavily and sat down. | softly | audibly, gustily, loudly, noisily | inwardly | a little | contentedly, happily She looked at her son and sighed happily. | impatiently | resignedly | wearily He sighed wearily as he looked at the pile of work.

PREP. in He sighed in exasperation. | with We sighed with relief when the noise stopped.