Definition of lamentation in English:

Share this entry

lamentation

Pronunciation: /ˌlamənˈtāSH(ə)n/

noun

1The passionate expression of grief or sorrow; weeping: scenes of lamentation
Synonyms
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.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Related Words