Definition of bewail
1 : to wail over
2 : to express deep sorrow for usually by wailing and lamentation
Examples of bewail in a sentence
Many people bewailed the changes to the historic building.
he invariably spends more time bewailing his predicament than trying to fix it
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Synonym Discussion of bewail
BEWAIL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bewail for English Language Learners
: to express great sadness or disappointment about (something)
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