Definition of 'lament'
Example sentences containing 'lament'
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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 (2003)
This is, however, no time for me to lament my already exhaustively documented failures of imagination. ABOUT THE AUTHOR (2003)
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Translations for 'lament'
British English: lament VERB
If you lament something, you express your sadness about it.
He began to lament the death of his only son.
British English: lament NOUN
Someone's lament is an expression of their sadness, regret, or disappointment about something.
She spoke of the professional woman's lament that a woman's judgment is questioned more than a man's.
Definition of lament from the Collins English Dictionary
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