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threnody

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of threnody

  1. a composition expressing one's grief over a loss <the composer's cello concerto was composed as a moving threnody for his late wife> Synonyms dirge, elegy, requiem, lamentRelated Words taps; elegiac (also elegiacal), monodyNear Antonyms encomium, eulogy, paean, panegyric




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a jerking and twitching of the body

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