Definition of lamentation in English:


Syllabification: lam·en·ta·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌlamənˈtāSHən


  • 1The passionate expression of grief or sorrow; weeping: scenes of lamentation
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    weeping, wailing, crying, sobbing, moaning, lament, keening, grieving, mourning
  • 1.1 (Lamentations or Lamentations of Jeremiah) A book of the Bible telling of the desolation of Judah after the fall of Jerusalem in 586 bc.

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