lamentation

203 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[lɐmɪntˈe͡ɪʃən], [lɐmɪntˈe‍ɪʃən], [l_ɐ_m_ɪ_n_t_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]
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Synonyms for Lamentation:

lamentation (noun)

dolefulness, dolor, grief, melancholy, mournfulness, plaintiveness, sorrow, ululation, woefulness.

protest (noun)

complaint, denigration, deprecation, detraction, disparagement, grievance, objection, protest, ridicule, scold.

regret (noun)

contriteness, contrition, heartache, penitence, qualm, regret, remorse, repentance, rue, shame, sorriness.

Other synonyms and related words:

Irish coronach, Languishment, accusation, accuse, agony, ailment, anguish, bark, bawl, belittle, bemoan, bemoaning, bewail, bewailing, bitterness, bleakness, boundary, care, carking care, charge, cheerless, cheerlessness, collective noun, comfortlessness, complain, complain about, concern, condemn, condole, condolence, consolation, coronach, criticize, cry, crying, decry, deep sigh, dejectedly, demur, deplore, deprecate, depreciate, depressingly, depression, dirge, discomfort, disease, dismal, dismally, dismalness, dissatisfaction, distress, distressed, distressfulness, distribution, dole, doleful, dolefully, dolorous, drearily, dreariness, dreary, elegiac, elegy, epicedium, funereal, funereally, gloomily, gloomy, greet, grieve, grieve for, grieve over, grieving, grievingly, grievous, grievousness, groan, grumble, heartfelt grief, heartgrief, heaving, homesickness, howl, howling, illness, information, jeremiad, joyless, joylessness, keen, keening, knell, lachrymose, lament, lamentability, lamentable, lamenting, longingly, lugubriously, mal du pays, maladie, mirthless, misery, moan, moaning, monody, mournful, mournfully, mourning, murmur, mutter, noise, nostalgia, nostalgically, pain, painfulness, pathetically, pathos, pining, pitiability, pitiableness, pitiful, pitifully, pitifulness, plaint, plaintive, plaintively, poignancy, prostration, regretfully, regrettableness, reminiscently, remonstrate, repine, repining, requiem, sad, sadly, sadness, scream, sepulchrally, sharpness, sigh mournfully, sobbing, somber, somberly, sorrowful, sorrowfully, sorrowfulness, sorrowing, sorry, sound off, sympathy, tearful, tearfully, tears, thanatopsis, threnody, unfortunately, unhappily, wail, wailing, weep, weeping, whine, wistful, woe, woebegone, woebegoneness, woeful, woefully, yell.

Quotes for Lamentation:

  1. There is no harm in patience, and no profit in lamentation Death is easier to bear( than) that which precedes it, and more severe than that which comes after it. Remember the death of the Apostle of God, and your sorrow will be lessened. Abu Bakr.
  2. Jerusalem is a festival and a lamentation Its song is a sigh across the ages, a delicate, robust, mournful psalm at the great junction of spiritual cultures. David K. Shipler.
  3. There was much woe and lamentation in the seventies that the game was dying. John Thorn.