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1 lament

A cry of sorrow and grief:
— Their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward.

synonyms: lamentation, plaint, wail.

Dutch: weeklagen, weeklacht, jammerklacht, gejammer, geweeklaag, gekerm, verzuchting
Polish: lament, lamentacja

2 lament

A song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person.

synonyms: coronach, dirge, requiem, threnody.

Roget 839: lament, lamentation; wail, complaint, plaint, murmur, mutter, grumble, groan, moan, whine, whimper, sob, ... show more

Dutch: dodenmis, lijkzang, jammerzang, treurzang, klaaglied, elegie, klaagzang, requiem

3 lament

A mournful poem; a lament for the dead.

synonym: elegy.

Dutch: elegie, klaagdicht, klaaglied, klaagzang, lamento, treurdicht, treurlied, treurzang
Polish: elegia


1 lament

Express grief verbally:
— We lamented the death of the child.

synonym: keen.

Roget 832: be discontented etc. adj.; quarrel with one's bread and butter; repine; regret etc. 833; wish one at the bottom of the Red Sea; take on, take to heart; shrug the shoulders; make a wry face, pull a long face; ... show more

Roget 932: disapprove; dislike etc. 867; lament etc. 839; object to, take exception to; be scandalized at, think ill of; view with disfavor, view with dark eyes, view with jaundiced eyes; ... show more

Dutch: jammerklacht, geweeklaag, weeklagen, treuren, klagen, rouwen

2 lament

Regret strongly:
— We lamented the loss of benefits.

synonyms: bemoan, bewail, deplore.

Roget 839: lament, mourn, deplore, grieve, weep over; bewail, bemoan; condole with etc. 915; fret etc. (suffer) 828; ... show more

Dutch: jammer vinden, lamenteren, betreuren, treuren om, bewenen, bejammeren, beklagen

Moby thesaurus: bawl, bemoan, bewail, coronach, cry, deplore, dirge, discomfort, dismay, distress, dolorous tirade, elegize, elegy, epicedium, give sorrow words, grieve, grieve for, grieve over, groan, howl ... show more.

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