Express great regret, sadness, or disappointment about (something): men will bewail the loss of earlier freedoms
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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.
- Example sentences
- His suggestion that ‘a bewailer shall befriend another bewailer…’ is apparently a meaningless suggestion, keeping mythical imports aside, for a while.
- The complainers and bewailers are the faithless and unbelieving.
- Unlike other bemoaners and bewailers, he proposes a solution, if a partial one: Let communities sponsor scholarships, conditioned on a number of years of service to the community after graduation.
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