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laments

noun , plural of lament

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1 a crying out in grief
  • the national lament that was heard when the beloved singer perished in the crash
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2 a composition expressing one's grief over a loss
  • a poem that is her lament for her late grandmother
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3 an expression of dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment
  • the actress' lament that there aren't enough good roles for women
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laments

verb , present tense third-person singular of lament

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1 to feel or express sorrow for
  • she lamented the loss of her beloved pet to a degree that went way beyond words
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2 to feel sorry or dissatisfied about
  • the youth lamented not having spent more time with his late grandfather
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