Definitions for lamentləˈmɛnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lament, lamentation, plaint, wail(noun)

    a cry of sorrow and grief

    "their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"

  2. dirge, coronach, lament, requiem, threnody(noun)

    a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person

  3. elegy, lament(verb)

    a mournful poem; a lament for the dead

  4. lament, keen(verb)

    express grief verbally

    "we lamented the death of the child"

  5. deplore, lament, bewail, bemoan(verb)

    regret strongly

    "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits"

Wiktionary

  1. lament(Noun)

    An expression of grief, suffering, or sadness.

  2. lament(Noun)

    A song expressing grief.

  3. lament(Verb)

    To express grief.

  4. lament(Verb)

    To bewail.

  5. Origin: From lamenter, from lamentor, from lamenta; with formative -mentum, from the root *, seen also in latrare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lament(verb)

    to express or feel sorrow; to weep or wail; to mourn

  2. Lament(verb)

    to mourn for; to bemoan; to bewail

  3. Lament

    grief or sorrow expressed in complaints or cries; lamentation; a wailing; a moaning; a weeping

  4. Lament

    an elegy or mournful ballad, or the like

  5. Origin: [L. lamentum. Cf. Lament, v.]

Freebase

  1. Lament

    A lament or lamentation is a song, poem, or piece of music expressing grief, regret, or mourning.

Anagrams of lament »

  1. mantle

  2. malent

  3. mental

  4. mantel


Translations for lament

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • lamentar, lamentCatalan, Valencian
  • Klagelied, Klagegesang, wehklagen, beklagenGerman
  • konyifafa, konyifaha, fa konyiEwe
  • lamento, lamentar, lamentaciónSpanish
  • valittaa, valitusvirsi, itkeä, valitus, surraFinnish
  • se lamenter, complainte, plaindre, lamentationFrench
  • caoinIrish
  • cumha, caoidh, caoin, caoineadh, tuireadhScottish Gaelic
  • եղերերգություն, հառաչանք, գանգատվել, տրտնջալ, սգալ, տրտունջ, գանգատ, ողբալ, եղերերգArmenian
  • syrgja, harmaIcelandic
  • lamentarsi, lamentoItalian
  • לִסְפּוֹדHebrew
  • dēfleōLatin
  • bejéimerenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • uhunga, apakura, taurere, mōteateaMāori
  • klaagzangDutch
  • sorg, sørgeNorwegian
  • lamentPolish
  • lamento, lamentar, lamentaçãoPortuguese
  • boci, lamentaRomanian
  • оплакивать, похоронная песнь, сокрушаться, горевать, стенание, погребальная песнь, причитание, панихида, плакать, завывание, элегия, горько жаловаться, стенать, сетоватьRussian
  • lelek, tužbalica, tužaljka, tugovanka, jadikovanjeSerbo-Croatian

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