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  Words related to lament

Related / Similar Words: elegy, dirge, coronach, requiem, threnody, lamentation, plaint, wail, deplore, bewail, bemoan, keen

 

Definition:
  • a mournful poem; a lament for the dead;
  • a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person;
  • a cry of sorrow and grief; "their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward";
  • regret strongly; "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits";
  • express grief verbally; "we lamented the death of the child";

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    Hyponyms: keen

     

    Entailments: grieve, sorrow

     

    Derivational Morphology: keen, elegize, elegise, howl, ululate, wail, roar, yawl, whimper, mewl, pule, mourner, griever, sorrower, lamenter, elegy, dirge, coronach, requiem, threnody, lamentation, plaint, mourning

     

    Anagrams: mantle, mantel, Mantle, mental

     

     
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