Definition of 'lamentation'
Example sentences containing 'lamentation'
I was reminded of the old Eastern saying: `Loss of money is bewailed with louder lamentation than a death.TANK OF SERPENTS (2002)
He was afire with every kind of sorrow, lamentation and despair.THE BROKEN GOD (2002)
Yes, there would always be pain, and none could escape the flames of hatred, sorrow, lamentation and despair.THE BROKEN GOD (2002)
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