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bemoaned

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1 to feel or express sorrow for
  • bemoaned the death of his wife by writing a series of poignant letters addressed to her

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2 to feel sorry or dissatisfied about
  • a think piece bemoaning the coarsening of our society over the last several decades

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“Bemoaned.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bemoaned. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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