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Synonyms for lament

Noun

1. lament, lamentation, plaint, wail, complaint
usage: a cry of sorrow and grief; "their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"
2. dirge, coronach, lament, requiem, threnody, song, vocal
usage: a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
3. elegy, lament, poem, verse form
usage: a mournful poem; a lament for the dead

Verb

1. lament, keen, express emotion, express feelings
usage: express grief verbally; "we lamented the death of the child"
2. deplore, lament, bewail, bemoan, complain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetch
usage: regret strongly; "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits"
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