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Antonyms for bemoan
bɪˈmoʊnbe·moan

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  1. bemoan

    To mourn is to feel or express sadness or distress because of some loss, affliction, or misfortune; mourning is thought of as prolonged, grief or regret may be transient. One may grieve or mourn, regret, rue, or sorrow without a sound; he bemoans with suppressed and often inarticulate sounds of grief; he bewails with passionate utterance, whether of inarticulate cries or of spoken words. He laments in plaintive or pathetic words, as the prophet Jeremiah in his "Lamentations." One deplores with settled sorrow which may or may not find relief in words. One is made to rue an act by some misfortune resulting, or by some penalty or vengeance inflicted because of it. One regrets a slight misfortune or a hasty word; he sorrows over the death of a friend.

    Antonyms:
    be joyful, exult, joy, make merry, rejoice, triumph

    Synonyms:
    bewail, deplore, grieve, lament, mourn, regret, rue, sorrow

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  1. deplore, lament, bewail, bemoanverb

    regret strongly

    "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits"

    Synonyms:
    deplore, bewail, keen, lament

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bemoanverb

    Synonyms:
    lament, bewail, deplore

How to use bemoan in a sentence?

  1. Esther Herzfeld:

    I don’t ask, ‘Why did this happen to us and to our kids?’ that’s an unanswerable question— that’s a stupid question. I don’t have time to bemoan my fate. I just have to find comfort to go on.

  2. Ali Shihabi:

    Now critics will bemoan lack of names and details on each case but we must remember that individuals themselves have no desire to be named.

  3. Theodore Roszak:

    To bemoan the messiness of politics is not just a folly it betrays a dangerous impatience with basic realities. It is like becoming disturbed that people do not fall in love sensibly -- and so deciding to computerize the problem.

  4. Luigi Di Maio:

    Either we get into our heads that we have to start again quickly ... or else future generations will bemoan the follies of politicians who were fighting over (cabinet) seats rather than thinking about Italy’s problems.

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