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Synonyms of lament in English:


  • 1 the widow's laments
    wail, wailing, lamentation, moan, moaning, weeping, crying, sob, sobbing, keening;
  • 2 a lament for the dead
    dirge, requiem, elegy, threnody, monody;
  • verb

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  • 1 the mourners lamented
    mourn, grieve, sorrow, wail, weep, cry, sob, keen, beat one's breast
    [Antonyms] celebrate, rejoice
  • 2 he lamented the modernization of the buildings
    bemoan, bewail, complain about, deplore, rue;
    protest against, object to, oppose, fulminate against, inveigh against, denounce
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