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bemoan

be·moan

bemoan

 
pronunciation:
b mon
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: bemoaned, bemoaning, bemoans
definition 1: to grieve over; lament.
He bemoaned the loss of his comfortable life.She bemoaned the fact that she had not studied at all for the exam.He bemoaned his decision to stay with the ailing company.
synonyms:
bewail, grieve over, lament, mourn, regret
similar words:
deplore, moan, suffer, wail
definition 2: to express pity or sorrow for.
She bemoaned her friend's misfortune.
synonyms:
bewail, deplore, regret
antonyms:
applaud
similar words:
commiserate, pity, rue
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to express grief; lament; mourn.
synonyms:
bewail, complain, grieve, lament, moan, mourn, sorrow, wail
antonyms:
exult, rejoice
similar words:
groan, howl, rue, sigh, weep
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