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Verb
To feel or express regret, grief or disappointment
“King William did not escape the penalties of lengthened years, for he lived to lament the death of a favorite daughter.”
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To cry or shed tears due to regret, grief or sorrow
“With certain tribes of the Uzbegs, it is the custom for the men not to lament when they lose one of their kin.”
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To complain or express dissatisfaction about something
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“I'm not going to lament about the state of marriage in our country or throw any bleak statistics at you.”
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To feel or express sincere regret or remorse about one's wrongdoing or sin
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To feel anguish or distress
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To feel a deep yearning for (someone or something lost, unattainable, or distant)
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Noun
An act of crying or weeping from grief or sorrow
“All those living who heard her lament were deeply moved.”
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An audible sound or voice expressing grief or sorrow
“Conan, ever the scoundrel and barbarian, expressed great delight in hearing a woman's lament.”
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A complaint or expression of grievance
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“How can she listen to his lament about his new girl's nail-biting habit when she can't even find a date?”
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A song, piece of music, or poem expressing grief or sorrow
“We had been warned that Ann Lamont-Low, whose moving lament concludes the piece, was ill and, indeed, for the first few bars she sounded more like Nico than Marilyn Klinghoffer.”
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The expression of sorrow for someone's death
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A long speech or prose work that bitterly laments the state of society and its morals, and often contains a prophecy of its coming downfall
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Vehement utterance of the voice
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