Definitions for bemoanbɪˈmoʊn
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deplore, lament, bewail, bemoan(verb)
"I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits"
to complain about; to dismay or worry about something
He bemoaned the drought but went on watering his lawn.
Origin: From bemenen, bimenen, from bemænan, equivalent to . Alteration of vowel from Middle to Modern English due to analogy with moan.
to express deep grief for by moaning; to express sorrow for; to lament; to bewail; to pity or sympathize with
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I don’t ask, ‘Why did this happen to us and to our kids?’ that’s an unanswerable question— that’s a stupid question. I don’t have time to bemoan my fate. I just have to find comfort to go on.
To bemoan the messiness of politics is not just a folly it betrays a dangerous impatience with basic realities. It is like becoming disturbed that people do not fall in love sensibly -- and so deciding to computerize the problem.
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