Definitions for lament

Definitions for (noun) lament

Main entry: lament, elegy

Definition: a mournful poem; a lament for the dead

Main entry: dirge, coronach, requiem, lament, threnody

Definition: a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person

Main entry: wail, lament, lamentation, plaint

Definition: a cry of sorrow and grief

Usage: their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward

Definitions for (verb) lament

Main entry: lament, bemoan, bewail, deplore

Definition: regret strongly

Usage: I deplore this hostile action; we lamented the loss of benefits

Main entry: keen, lament

Definition: express grief verbally

Usage: we lamented the death of the child

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