French translation of lament
- (= regret) [fact, situation]
⇒ We all lament the rising crime figures.
Nous déplorons tous l'augmentation des chiffres de la criminalité.
- (= express regret)
to lament the fact that
déplorer le fait queto lament that ...
déplorer que ...
⇒ "Prices have dropped," he lamented.
"Les prix ont chuté", se lamenta-t-il.
Example Sentences Including 'lament'
As I listened, the sound always seemed to turn into a lament.SEA MUSIC (2003)
The song began at another table, and with his limping Greek Michael missed many words: but it was a kind of soaring lament.Coup d'Etat
All he could hear was the odd lament from the estranged cow.Death of an Unknown Man
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Translation of lament from the Collins English to French Dictionary