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    lament - Dictionary definition and meaning for word lament

    (noun) a cry of sorrow and grief
    Synonyms : lamentation , plaint , wail
    Example Sentence
    • their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward
    (noun) a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
    Synonyms : coronach , dirge , requiem , threnody
    (noun) a mournful poem; a lament for the dead
    Synonyms : elegy
    (verb) express grief verbally
    Synonyms : keen
    Example Sentence
    • we lamented the death of the child
    (verb) regret strongly
    Synonyms : bemoan , bewail , deplore
    Example Sentence
    • I deplore this hostile action
    • we lamented the loss of benefits
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lament

lament = l[amen]t => we lament the death by saying 'amen'

lament ... We express sorrow if a great movie has a lame(lam) end(ent) ...

lame + end... sad that his life ended so lame. maybe we should sing a song to commemorate him

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We feel sad when we see lame person

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