Definition of bewail in English:
1Express great regret, disappointment, or bitterness over (something): he bewailed the fact that heart trouble had slowed him down
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- Landlords and administrators complained, contesting the legality of the takeover, bewailing deforestation, and, most interestingly, arguing that the latter caused dangerous soil erosion.
- The filmmaker bewails the attitude of the educated sections towards serious films.
- She bewails the fact that the street's turned so quiet since it's been pedestrianised.
1.1Cry or wail loudly about (something).
- The wickedness of the King alone would take at least seven lifetimes to properly bewail.
- We don't have to bewail, but we're too sad to deal with this unless I figure out the decision.
- Let them meet first, as women, to bewail and commemorate the dead.
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