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Synonyms for lamentation
ˌlæm ənˈteɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lament, lamentation, plaint, wail(noun)

    a cry of sorrow and grief

    "their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"

    Synonyms:
    coronach, lament, dirge, wail, threnody, mourning, plaint, requiem, elegy

  2. lamentation, mourning(noun)

    the passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief

    Synonyms:
    mourning, plaint, lament, wail, bereavement

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lamentation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    wailing, moaning, moan, plaint, complaint, lament, ululation, HUBBUBBOO

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. lamentation(n)

    Synonyms:
    wailing, lament, grief, bewailing, plaint, sorrow

How to pronounce lamentation?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say lamentation in sign language?

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How to use lamentation in a sentence?

  1. Bhagavad Gita:

    All created beings are unmanifest in their beginning, manifest in their interim state, and unmanifest again when they are annihilated. So what need is there for lamentation

  2. Kahlil Gibran:

    Wailing and lamentation befit those who stand before the throne of life and depart without leaving in its hands a drop of the sweat of their brows or the blood of their hearts.


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