Associations to the word «Lament»

Wiktionary

LAMENT, noun. An expression of grief, suffering, or sadness.
LAMENT, noun. A song expressing grief.
LAMENT, verb. (intransitive) To express grief; to weep or wail; to mourn.
LAMENT, verb. (transitive) To feel great sorrow or regret; to bewail.

Dictionary definition

LAMENT, noun. A cry of sorrow and grief; "their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward".
LAMENT, noun. A song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person.
LAMENT, noun. A mournful poem; a lament for the dead.
LAMENT, verb. Express grief verbally; "we lamented the death of the child".
LAMENT, verb. Regret strongly; "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits".

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