Synonyms for lament
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English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
lament, lamentation, plaint, wailnoun
a cry of sorrow and grief
"their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"
dirge, coronach, lament, requiem, threnodynoun
a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
a mournful poem; a lament for the dead
express grief verbally
"we lamented the death of the child"
deplore, lament, bewail, bemoanverb
"I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits"
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Once you start that important spiritual housekeeping work, your Imposters will surely protest. Your Victim Imposter might whine: I don’t wanna do the hard work. Don’t make me! Your Egotist Imposter might lament: I already know that I can do the hard work, ergo I don’t need to do it. I don’t have to prove anything to anyone!
Is yours an honest lament?...Most are not, you know. Most self-imposed burdens are founded on misperceptions. We - at least we of sincere character - always judge ourselves by stricter standards than we expect others to abide by. It is a curse, I suppose, or a blessing, depending on how one views it... Take it as a blessing, my friend, an inner calling that forces you to strive to unattainable heights.
We saw the car displacing horses, buggies and buggy whips, but we don’t lament that passage, do we?
This may be a decision the The Buffaloes lament : A fumble on a conservative run play while trying to run out the clock with less than 30 seconds remaining until halftime. The Utes turned Jarek Broussards miscue into a 42-yard field goal by Jadon Redding as time expired to give the offense a little confidence boost. Ty Jordan shined in a matchup between two highly touted tailbacks. The freshman finished with 147 yards rushing. His counterpart, Broussard, started slow but finished with 80 yards, which was well below his 183.3 average. The Buffaloes suffered a huge blow in the first half when they lost linebacker Nate Landman to what could be a season-ending ankle injury. Using a scooter and wearing a leg brace, the emotional leader of the team returned to the sideline. His absence was felt in the second half. Jerry Rice gave The Buffaloes a 14-7 lead late in the first half with Colorados first punt return for a score since Sept. 9, 2017. Jerry Rice also scored on a bubble screen to put The Buffaloes up 21-10 moments in the the third quarter. The last Colorado player to record a TD on both a reception and a return( punt or kickoff) in the same game was Walter Stanley against Texas Tech on Sept. 12, 1981, according to the school. Rices feat felt bittersweet in light of the loss. Kind of hurts.
I lament how this hearing has come about.
Translations for lament
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- lamentar, lamentCatalan, Valencian
- beklagen, wehklagen, Klagegesang, KlageliedGerman
- fa konyi, konyifaha, konyifafaEwe
- lamentación, lamentar, lamentoSpanish
- valitusvirsi, surra, valittaa, valitus, itkeäFinnish
- complainte, plaindre, lamentation, se lamenterFrench
- caoineadh, caoidh, caoin, cumha, tuireadhScottish Gaelic
- եղերերգ, տրտունջ, սգալ, ողբալ, գանգատ, տրտնջալ, հառաչանք, գանգատվել, եղերերգությունArmenian
- syrgja, harmaIcelandic
- lamentarsi, lamentoItalian
- bejéimerenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- apakura, uhunga, mōteatea, taurereMāori
- sorg, beklage, sørgeNorwegian
- lamentação, lamento, lamentarPortuguese
- boci, lamentaRomanian
- стенать, сетовать, похоронная песнь, горько жаловаться, оплакивать, сокрушаться, горевать, стенание, погребальная песнь, причитание, панихида, плакать, завывание, элегияRussian
- tugovanka, jadikovanje, tužbalica, lelek, tužaljkaSerbo-Croatian
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