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  Definition of lament
  1. a mournful poem; a lament for the dead
  2. a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
  3. a cry of sorrow and grief; "their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"
  4. regret strongly; "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits"
  5. express grief verbally; "we lamented the death of the child"
Similar Words: elegy, dirge, coronach, requiem, threnody, lamentation, plaint, wail, deplore, bewail, bemoan, keen

 

Hyponyms: keen

 

Entailments: grieve, sorrow

 

Derivational Morphology: keen, elegize, elegise, howl, ululate, wail, roar, yawl, whimper, mewl, pule, mourner, griever, sorrower, lamenter, elegy, dirge, coronach, requiem, threnody, lamentation, plaint, mourning

 

Anagrams: mantle, mantel, Mantle, mental

 

 
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