1. To fail; to wane. [Obs.] "Reppening courage yields no foot to foe." Spenser.
2. To continue pining; to feel inward discontent which preys on the spirits; to indulge in envy or complaint; to murmur.
"But Lachesis thereat gan to repine." -- Spenser.
"What if the head, the eye, or ear repined To serve mere engines to the ruling mind?" -- Pope.