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Synonyms for bewail
bɪˈweɪlbe·wail

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  1. bewailverb

    Synonyms:
    lament

  2. bewailverb

    To wail over; to feel or express deep sorrow for

    Synonyms:
    lament

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bewail

    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.

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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bewail

    Synonyms:
    lament, deplore, rue, bemoan, sorrow, grieve, mourn for

    Antonyms:
    exult, hail, rejoice, welcome, greet

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deplore, lament, bewail, bemoanverb

    regret strongly

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

    Synonyms:
    deplore, keen, bemoan, lament

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bewailverb

    Synonyms:
    bemoan, lament, deplore, mourn for, mourn over, express sorrow for

  2. bewailverb

    Synonyms:
    mourn, lament, sorrow, grieve

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bewailverb

    Synonyms:
    deplore, lament, bemoan, wail over

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How to use bewail in a sentence?

  1. W. Somerset Maugham:

    There is no explanation for evil. It must be looked upon as a necessary part of the order of the universe. To ignore it is childish to bewail it senseless.

  2. Sophocles:

    There is no sense in crying over spilt milk. Why bewail what is done and cannot be recalled?

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