There are 2 translations of lament in Spanish:

lament1

Pronunciation: /ləˈment/

n

  • 1.1 (expression of sorrow) lamento (m)
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    • Dusty stood it on its head and made it a passionate lament of loneliness and love.
    • An assessment of great music should allow for a wider variety of moods and expressions - lament, meander, laughter, rage, gallows humor, resignation, and much more.
    • Cleopatra's response, though, suggests that she too intends suicide, and she confirms this in the passionate lament that follows his death.
    1.2 [Lit] elegía (f)
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    • His music, comprising mostly songs, dance-tunes, laments, and some religious pieces, draws upon native tradition but was also influenced by European composers such as Vivaldi and Corelli.
    • Starting as a melancholic lament, the music slowly intruded into the action and eventually drowned out the longer speeches.
    • The show is packed full of stirring anthems, plaintive laments and unforgettable love songs sung by a first-class cast and backed by the Lyric Opera Orchestra.

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m
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Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.

There are 2 translations of lament in Spanish:

lament2

vt

  • 1.1 (deplore) [misfortune/failure/absence] lamentar it is to be lamented that … es lamentable or es de lamentar que … (+ subj)
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    • The writer of the 1868 report lamented, ‘I regret that so few find their way into the Bible class.’
    • ‘This was my seventh Challenge and I've come near each time, but never been a winner,’ a disappointed Smith lamented.
    • For years, dive operators and visitors to Phuket have lamented that the area lacked a decent sized wreck.
    1.2 (mourn) [literario/literary] [death/loss] llorar; [past] llorar por she was lamenting her beloved father lloraba la muerte de su querido padre
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    • Therefore I seek your indulgence to allow me to lament my grief.
    • But our first duty as Christians is to mourn and lament such deaths, not to use violence in response to them.
    • The Minukku Vesham of the Brahmana, who laments the tragic deaths of his children before Arjuna, is one of the masterpiece roles of the sexagenarian actor.

vi

  • [literario/literary] llorar to lament over sth llorar algo

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Word of the day rigor
m
rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.