bemoan - Dictionary definition and meaning for word bemoan

(verb) regret strongly
Synonyms : bewail , deplore , lament
Example Sentence
  • I deplore this hostile action
  • we lamented the loss of benefits

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for bemoan

bemoan... look at moan..means cryin,..whn does one cry when dey loose something..when one looses something they express disapproval..
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by angel

bemoan -- be mourn means express mourn -- express sadness
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by cp.jethani

be+moan--moon->in olden days mothers used to show their kids the moon and used to tell some stories and feed most of them are living in apartments, where there is no scope of showing moon and feed them, so they beat them
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by dimplegirl_p

be+moan--moan sounds like maun(hindi word)(few minute silence in remembrance of someone.) in order to express our grief when someone dies we keep maun for few minutes.
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by gatz_funky

BEAM+ON...the meaning is lament.....I didn't switch on the beam(light) of my car and because of that I had an accident hence I LAMENT...
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by nileshdive

they have to feel sorry for their they r failed to do that
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by dimplegirl_p

bemoan has moan in it which means "A low, sustained, mournful cry, usually indicative of sorrow or pain"
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by pintu89

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