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Synonyms for elegy
ˈɛl ɪ dʒiel·e·gy

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  1. elegynoun

    Synonyms:
    threnody, dirge

  2. elegynoun

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

    Synonyms:
    dirge, threnody

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 2 votes

  1. elegy

    Synonyms:
    dirge, threnody, lament, jeremiad

    Antonyms:
    paean, jubilee

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 2 votes

  1. elegy, lamentnoun

    a mournful poem; a lament for the dead

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. elegynoun

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

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  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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