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lament

la·ment

lament

 
pronunciation:
l ment
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: lamented, lamenting, laments
definition: to mourn for or regret.
She lamented the loss of her youth.
synonyms:
bemoan, bewail, deplore, mourn, regret, rue, wail
antonyms:
celebrate
similar words:
moan, repent, weep
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to feel or express regret or sorrow; grieve or complain.
synonyms:
bemoan, bewail, complain, grieve, mourn, sorrow, wail
antonyms:
exult, glory, rejoice
similar words:
keen, moan, pine, rue
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an expression of sorrow or regret; mourning or complaint.
synonyms:
lamentation, mourning, sorrow
similar words:
complaint, howl, jeremiad, keen, plaint, wail
definition 2: a formal expression of mourning in poetry or song; elegy or dirge.
synonyms:
dirge, elegy, monody, threnody
similar words:
requiem
derivations: lamentingly (adv.), lamenter (n.)