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1. lament

verb. ['ləˈmɛnt'] express grief verbally.

Synonyms

  • express feelings
  • express emotion
  • grieve
  • keen

Antonyms

  • cry
  • laugh
  • inactivity
  • sunniness

Etymology

  • lamenter (French)
  • lamento (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word lament


1. Noun, singular or mass
Using a metaphor may help you describe the event and create a sense of lament.

Quotes containing the word lament


1. I must die. Must I then die lamenting? I must be put in chains. Must I then also lament? I must go into exile. Does any man then hinder me from going with smiles and cheerfulness and contentment?
- Epictetus

2. lament

verb. ['ləˈmɛnt'] regret strongly.

Synonyms

  • complain
  • sound off
  • kvetch
  • kick
  • quetch
  • plain
  • bewail
  • bemoan

Antonyms

  • unperceptive
  • dull
  • mild
  • happiness

Etymology

  • lamenter (French)
  • lamento (Latin)

3. lament

noun. ['ləˈmɛnt'] a cry of sorrow and grief.

Synonyms

  • plaint
  • wail
  • lamentation

Antonyms

  • attractive
  • uncommunicative
  • soft
  • bad

Etymology

  • lamenter (French)
  • lamento (Latin)

4. lament

noun. ['ləˈmɛnt'] a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person.

Synonyms

  • song
  • vocal
  • threnody
  • requiem
  • coronach
  • keen

Antonyms

  • rhetorical
  • unobvious
  • impure
  • patterned

Etymology

  • lamenter (French)
  • lamento (Latin)

5. lament

noun. ['ləˈmɛnt'] a mournful poem; a lament for the dead.

Synonyms

  • verse form
  • elegy

Antonyms

  • adorned
  • fancy
  • pretentious

Etymology

  • lamenter (French)
  • lamento (Latin)
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