What does lamenting mean?

Definitions for lamenting

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lamenting, wailing, wailful(adj)

    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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lamenting

    of Lament

  2. Lamenting(noun)



  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hirotake Asano:

    Instead of lamenting that people no longer visit temples, I wanted to bring the temple to the people.

  2. 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.

  3. Billy Kreutzmann -LRB- drums -RRB-:

    There will be some sadness. Some lamenting that was the last show, and because the band will probably play really well that night, I will be elated because the playing was good.

  4. Samuel Smiles:

    It will generally be found that men who are constantly lamenting their ill luck are only reaping the consequences of their own neglect, mismanagement, and improvidence, or want of application.

  5. Epictetus:

    Tell me where I can escape death: discover for me the country, show me the men to whom I must go, whom death does not visit. Discover to me a charm against death. If I have not one, what do you wish me to do? I cannot escape from death, but shall I die lamenting and trembling? . . . Therefore if I am able to change externals according to my wish, I change them: but if I cannot, I am ready to tear the eyes out of him who hinders me.

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