Synonyms of 'elegy'
A dirge is a slow, sad song or piece of music. Dirges are sometimes performed at funerals.
the mournful dirge, `Erin's Lament'
If you are keen on doing something, you very much want to do it. If you are keen that something should happen, you very much want it to happen.
Thesaurus for elegy from the Collins English Thesaurus
An elegy is a sad poem, often about someone who has died .