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1. lamentation

noun. a cry of sorrow and grief.

Synonyms

  • plaint
  • wail
  • lament

Antonyms

  • discontinuation
  • activation
  • sink
  • source

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2. lamentation

noun. the passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief.

Synonyms

  • reflection
  • reflexion
  • activity
  • expression
  • manifestation

Antonyms

  • joyful
  • dissimilitude
  • unlikeness
  • discontinuance

Example sentences of the word lamentation


1. Noun, singular or mass
An elegy will usually begin with a lamentation that expresses grief and loss, and a conclusion that offers consolation to the reader.

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