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Synonyms for elegy
ˈɛl ɪ dʒi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. elegy, lament(noun)

    a mournful poem; a lament for the dead

    Synonyms:
    coronach, lament, dirge, lamentation, wail, threnody, plaint, requiem

Wiktionary

  1. elegy(noun)

    Synonyms:
    threnody, dirge

  2. elegy(noun)

    A mournful or plaintive poem; a funeral song; a poem of lamentation.

    Synonyms:
    dirge, threnody

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. elegy

    Synonyms:
    dirge, threnody, lament, jeremiad

    Antonyms:
    paean, jubilee

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. elegy(n.)

    Synonyms:
    dirge, lament, epicedium, mournful song, funeral song

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How to use elegy in a sentence?

  1. Dr. Jose P. Rizal:

    Travel is a caprice in childhood, a passion in youth, a necessity in manhood, and an elegy in old age.


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