Definition Of sob
an act or sound of sobbing.
with a sob of despair she threw herself onto the bed
cry noisily, making loud, convulsive gasps.
he broke down and sobbed like a child
Example Of sob
A sob tore from my chest, and I buried my face in my hands.
A hand reached up to wipe my tears and I began to sob louder.
A louder sob came from the girl who had broke down crying.
At this juncture the movie and the short story are similar, though seeing Gretta suck her thumb when she sobbingly falls asleep after airing her remembrance creates a further dimension in the film.
Brett sighed and sat next to her, pulling her into a hug as she sobbed uncontrollably into his shoulder.