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Definitions of lament:
  • noun:   a cry of sorrow and grief
    Example: "Their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"
  • noun:   a mournful poem; a lament for the dead
  • noun:   a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
  • verb:   express grief verbally
    Example: "We lamented the death of the child"
  • verb:   regret strongly
    Example: "We lamented the loss of benefits"

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