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lament

359 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[lɐmˈɛnt], [lɐmˈɛnt], [l_ɐ_m_ˈɛ_n_t]
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Synonyms for Lament:

lament (verb)

agonize, bemoan, bewail, clamor, cry, decry, grieve, groan, long, moan, mourn, sigh, sniffle, snuffle, sob, ululate, wail, weep, whimper, whine.

pity (verb)

commiserate, condole, empathize, feel for, pity, relent, show compassion, sympathize, take pity on.

protest (verb)

complain, denigrate, deplore, deprecate, detract, disparage, grouch, object, protest, ridicule.

regret (verb)

regret, repine, rue.

Other synonyms and related words:

Disvalue, Irish coronach, Miserere, Whinge, accusation, accuse, affectingly, affliction, afford consolation, anguishedly, annoy, awfully, badly, ballad, bark, bawl, be scandalized at, be sorry, be sorry about, be upset, be very unbecoming, beat one's breast, beef, blackly, bleak, bleat, bleed, blub, blubber, blues, boohoo, break one's heart, brood, calamitously, carp, chafe, chant, charge, closely, compassion, compassionate, compassionately, complain about, complain of, complaining, complaint, condemn, condole with, condolence, console, coronach, covertly, criticize, croak, cruelly, cry over, cycle, darkly, deep sigh, deeply, deeply regret, dejected, dejectedly, deplorable, depressed, depressingly, despair, despondently, dirge, disappointedly, disapprove, discomfort, disconsolately, discontentedly, dislike, dismal, dismally, dismay, distress, distressed, distressing, distressingly, ditty, doggerel, doleful, dolefully, dolor, dolorous, dolorous tirade, downcast, dreadfully, drearily, dreary, droop, dully, earnestly, eat one's heart out, elegiac, elegize, elegy, emotionally, epic, epicedium, epigram, express feelings, express sorrow, express sympathy for, expression of grief, expression of sorrow, expressively, feel contrition, feel penitent, feel remorse, feel remorse for, feel remorseful, feel sad, feel sorry about, feel upset, firmly, fissure, forlornly, fret, funeral hymn, funeral song, funereally, fuss, give sorrow words, give way, gloomily, gloomy, glumly, go into mourning, gravamen, grave, gravely, greet, grief, grievance, grieve for, grieve over, grieving, grievingly, grievous, grievously, gripe, gripe about, groaning, grouse, grumble, happy, harass, hardly, heavily, heaving, holler, hone, howl, hurt, hymn, improbate, inconsolably, infandum renovare dolorem, inflict pain, injure, intimately, jeremiad, joylessly, keen, keen over, keening, kick, kick self, knell, kvetch, lamentable, lamentation, languish, lonely, lugubrious, lugubriously, meanly, melancholy, mewl, mischievously, miserable, miserably, moan for, moan over, moaning, monody, mope, morosely, mourn for, mourn over, mournful, mournfully, mourning, movingly, murkily, murmur, mutter, mutter against, narrowly, naughtily, nearly, never forgive oneself, nil admirari, nostalgically, object to, outcry, pain, pensively, pine, piteously, pitiful, pitifully, plaint, plaintive, plaintively, planctus, poem, poignantly, ponderously, poorly, privately, profoundly, pule, put on mourning, rain, rave against, regret strongly, regretfully, remonstrate, remorsefully, rent, repent, requiem, ruefully, sad, sad song, sadden, sadly, scream, secretly, sedately, seriously, severely, share one's sorrow, shed tears, shed tearsm, show penitence, sigh mournfully, sing, sing the blues, sink, snivel, soberly, solemnly, somberly, song, song of grief, sorrow, sorrowful, sorrowfully, sorrowing, sorry, squawk, steadfastly, suffer, sullenly, supply consolation, suspiration, sympathize express pity, take exception to, take ill, take it hard, tear, tearful, tearfully, testify pity, thanatopsis, think ill of, threnody, tightly, tirade, tiredly, touchingly, tragically, ululation, unhappily, utter sad calls, verse form, vex, view with disfavor, vociferation, wail of woe, wailing, wear mourning, wear the willow, wearily, weep for, weep over, weeping, weightily, whimper over, wickedly, wistful, wistfully, with, woeful, woefully, wretchedly, yammer, yawp, yearn, yell, yowl.

Rhymes for Lament:

  1. meant, lent, bent, brent, spent, gent, extent, ferment, prevent, sent, event, supplement, unspent, pent, percent, relent, rent, went, repent, scent, resent, cent, indent, torment, vent, dent, underwent, unsent, invent, represent, dissent, segment, intent, present, descent, ghent, tent, tashkent, kent;
  2. assent, consent, augment, accent, ascent, cement, content;
  3. discontent, occident, malcontent, circumvent;
  4. misrepresent;

Quotes for Lament:

  1. I have found life an enjoyable, enchanting, active, and sometime terrifying experience, and I've enjoyed it completely. A lament in one ear, maybe, but always a song in the other. Sean O'Casey.
  2. We lament the speed of our society and the lack of depth and the nature of disposable information. David Ogden Stiers.
  3. Jeremiah has to lament that there are as many altars as towns in Judah. Julius Wellhausen.

Idioms of Lament:

  1. lament over sm or sth;