lament


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lament \La*ment"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lamented; p. pr. & vb.
   n. Lamenting.]
   To mourn for; to bemoan; to bewail.
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         One laughed at follies, one lamented crimes. --Dryden.

   Syn: To deplore; mourn; bewail. See Deplore.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lament \La*ment"\, n. [L. lamentum. Cf. Lament, v.]
   1. Grief or sorrow expressed in complaints or cries;
      lamentation; a wailing; a moaning; a weeping.
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            Torment, and loud lament, and furious rage.
                                                  --Milton.
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   2. An elegy or mournful ballad, or the like.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lament \La*ment"\, v. i. [F. lamenter, L. lamentari, fr.
   lamentum a lament.]
   To express or feel sorrow; to weep or wail; to mourn.
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         Jeremiah lamented for Josiah.            --2 Chron.
                                                  xxxv. 25.
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         Ye shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice.
                                                  --John xvi.
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