adjective(often the late lamented)
A conventional way of describing someone who has died or something that has ceased to exist: the late and much lamented Leonard Bernstein
More example sentences
- It's quite mad, and the texts are adapted from unpublished writings Edward sent the band expressly for the purpose, shortly before his lamented death.
- In such circumstances, some recalled the bluster and bombast of Lenihan's late lamented father in other testing times.
- We have a better suggestion - this cutting-edge piece of kit is the ideal replacement for the late, lamented Bryan McFadden, who recently departed legendary Irish pop combo Westlife.
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