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Synonyms for lament

Synonyms for lament

to feel, show, or express grief

Synonyms for lament

a cry of sorrow and grief

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a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person

a mournful poem

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express grief verbally

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Thus did he speak with many tears, and all the people of the city joined in his lament.
Her husband's sisters and the wives of his brothers crowded round her and supported her, for she was fain to die in her distraction; when she again presently breathed and came to herself, she sobbed and made lament among the Trojans saying, "Woe is me, O Hector; woe, indeed, that to share a common lot we were born, you at Troy in the house of Priam, and I at Thebes under the wooded mountain of Placus in the house of Eetion who brought me up when I was a child--ill-starred sire of an ill-starred daughter--would that he had never begotten me.
In such wise did she cry aloud amid her tears, and the women joined in her lament.
That leaves become withered,--what is there to lament about that!
Thereupon Neil sheered off; and the chief singer in our boat struck into a melancholy air, which was presently taken up both by the emigrants and their friends upon the beach, so that it sounded from all sides like a lament for the dying.
What puzzled and distracted him above everything was that the majority of men of his age and circle had, like him, exchanged their old beliefs for the same new convictions, and yet saw nothing to lament in this, and were perfectly satisfied and serene.
I lament afresh the cruel necessity which sets our interests at variance, and opposes us to each other.
And with this kind of disposition she does more harm in this country than if the plague had got into it, for her affability and her beauty draw on the hearts of those that associate with her to love her and to court her, but her scorn and her frankness bring them to the brink of despair; and so they know not what to say save to proclaim her aloud cruel and hard-hearted, and other names of the same sort which well describe the nature of her character; and if you should remain here any time, senor, you would hear these hills and valleys resounding with the laments of the rejected ones who pursue her.
In addition to Elizabeth's lament, Rigaud published two more eight-folio, octavo prints on the death of the king in 1574, Ronsard's Le Tombeau du feu Roy Tres-Chrestien Charles Neufiseme and Marc Antoine Muret's Oraison funebre faicte a Rome aux obseques du tres chrestien Roy de France Charles IX', which was a French translation from the Latin.
An epilogue tells us that it was a custom for the daughters of Israel to lament her death for four days each year.
SCOTLAND'S only clan bard has composed a lament to the late First Minister Donald Dewar.
Students and pastors alike who are involved in questions dealing with human suffering will find Rejoicing in Lament a winning combination of autobiography and spiritual insight, tackling some of the biggest questions of faith and showing how the author emerged to some new realizations--and how fellow Christians can, as well.
understands that commiserating is a way to vent and lament but also to bond with others.
From Sweden Two Women Lament Our Countries; A Little Beauty In A World Of Brutes Arab women who now live in Sweden put together a video that laments the current realities of the Middle East.
If I understand her correctly, she does not argue the Book of Ezekiel to be a city lament.