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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lamenting, wailing, wailfuladjective

    vocally expressing grief or sorrow or resembling such expression

    "lamenting sinners"; "wailing mourners"; "the wailing wind"; "wailful bagpipes"; "tangle her desires with wailful sonnets"- Shakespeare


  1. lamenting

    Lamenting refers to the act of expressing deep sorrow, regret, grief, or mourning for something or someone. It often involves expressing these feelings openly and emotionally, typically due to a loss or disappointment.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lamenting

    of Lament

  2. Lamentingnoun


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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lamenting in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lamenting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of lamenting in a Sentence

  1. California Gov. Gavin Newsom:

    There was a casual conversation about the 170 ventilators that came from the national stockpile directly to LA County, the conversation wasn't just about those 170, it was about the fact those 170 were not working, and rather than lamenting about it, rather than complaining about it, rather than pointing fingers, rather than generating headlines in order to generate more stress and anxiety, we got a car, and a truck, and we had those 170 brought here to this facility at 8 a.m. this morning.

  2. Ekrem Imamoglu:

    Istanbul is clearly now the fundamental centre of this disease, if just 15% of people go out in Istanbul, that is 2.5 million people - as much as the (entire population of some) cities in Europe which are lamenting their situation.

  3. Chris Graythen/Getty Images:

    Hopefully they’re taking advantage of (the season) rather than lamenting the fact that they are slow, they’re getting good experience in racing Formula One, because there’s a lot to be said by just racing with these guys.

  4. Jay Williams:

    We spent 25 years, lamenting, stuck, waiting, the conversation here has not only started sooner, but they've made significant progress early on.

  5. Chris Jackson/Getty Images Harry:

    I braced myself, went in. The room was dimly lit, unfamiliar - I ’d been inside it only once in my life. I moved ahead uncertainly, and there she was. I stood, frozen, staring. I stared and stared. It was difficult, but I kept on, thinking how I ’d regretted not seeing my mother at the end. Years of lamenting that lack of proof, postponing my grief for want of proof. Now I thought : Proof. Careful what Chris Jackson/Getty Images Harry wish for.

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