Definition of Lament


  • a mournful poem
    a lament for the dead
  • a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
  • a cry of sorrow and grief
    "their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"


  • regret strongly
    "I deplore this hostile action"
    "we lamented the loss of benefits"
  • express grief verbally
    "we lamented the death of the child"
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Word games points for the Lament

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Unscramble lament

97 unscramble word found using the letters lament.

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