Synonyms and Antonyms of elegy

  1. a composition expressing one's grief over a loss <“O Captain! My Captain!” is Walt Whitman's elegy on the death of President Lincoln> Synonyms dirge, lament, requiem, threnodyRelated Words taps; elegiac (also elegiacal), monodyNear Antonyms encomium, eulogy, paean, panegyric

Learn More about elegy

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up elegy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).