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Definition 1: a mournful poem; a lament for the dead - [noun denoting communication]

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(lament is a kind of ...) a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines

Definition 2: a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person - [noun denoting communication]

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(lament is a kind of ...) a short musical composition with words

"a successful musical must have at least three good songs"

(... is a kind of lament ) a funeral lament sung with loud wailing

Definition 3: a cry of sorrow and grief - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where lament or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward

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(lament is a kind of ...) (formerly) a loud cry (or repeated cries) of pain or rage or sorrow

Definition 4: regret strongly - [verb of communication]

Samples where lament or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I deplore this hostile action
  • we lamented the loss of benefits

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(lament is a kind of ...) express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness

"My mother complains all day" "She has a lot to kick about"

Definition 5: express grief verbally - [verb of emotion]

Samples where lament or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • we lamented the death of the child

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(lament is a kind of ...) give verbal or other expression to one's feelings

(lament implies ...) feel grief

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