Synonyms and Antonyms of dirge

  1. a composition expressing one's grief over a loss <bagpipes played a haunting dirge at the funeral for the fallen leader> Synonyms lament, elegy, requiem, threnodyRelated Words taps; elegiac (also elegiacal), monodyNear Antonyms encomium, eulogy, paean, panegyric

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