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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lamenting, wailing, wailfuladjective

    vocally expressing grief or sorrow or resembling such expression

    "lamenting sinners"; "wailing mourners"; "the wailing wind"; "wailful bagpipes"; "tangle her desires with wailful sonnets"- Shakespeare

    Synonyms:
    wailing, wailful

    Antonyms:
    joyful

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "lamenting":

    regretting, deploring, bemoaning, complaining

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How to use lamenting in a sentence?

  1. Ekrem Imamoglu:

    Istanbul is clearly now the fundamental centre of this disease, if just 15% of people go out in Istanbul, that is 2.5 million people - as much as the (entire population of some) cities in Europe which are lamenting their situation.

  2. Hirotake Asano:

    Instead of lamenting that people no longer visit temples, I wanted to bring the temple to the people.

  3. The Washington Times:

    Former Vice PresidentJoseph R. Bidenassailed PresidentTrump’s supporters during a speech Saturday at the annual Human Rights Campaign dinner in Washington, lamenting that ‘virulent people’ and the ‘dregs of society’ still had a friend in the White House.

  4. Epictetus:

    Tell me where I can escape death: discover for me the country, show me the men to whom I must go, whom death does not visit. Discover to me a charm against death. If I have not one, what do you wish me to do? I cannot escape from death, but shall I die lamenting and trembling? . . . Therefore if I am able to change externals according to my wish, I change them: but if I cannot, I am ready to tear the eyes out of him who hinders me.

  5. Jay Williams:

    We spent 25 years, lamenting, stuck, waiting, the conversation here has not only started sooner, but they've made significant progress early on.

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