Synonyms for lament

Synonyms for (noun) lament

Synonyms: lament, elegy

Definition: a mournful poem; a lament for the dead

Similar words: poem, verse form

Definition: a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines

Synonyms: dirge, coronach, requiem, lament, threnody

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

Similar words: song, vocal

Definition: a short musical composition with words

Usage: a successful musical must have at least three good songs

Synonyms: wail, lament, lamentation, plaint

Definition: a cry of sorrow and grief

Usage: their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward

Similar words: complaint

Definition: (formerly) a loud cry (or repeated cries) of pain or rage or sorrow

Synonyms for (verb) lament

Synonyms: lament, bemoan, bewail, deplore

Definition: regret strongly

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

Similar words: sound off, kvetch, kick, quetch, plain, complain

Definition: express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness

Usage: My mother complains all day; She has a lot to kick about

Synonyms: keen, lament

Definition: express grief verbally

Usage: we lamented the death of the child

Similar words: express emotion, express feelings

Definition: give verbal or other expression to one's feelings

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