Synonyms for lament:
Other synonyms and related words:
coronach, threnody, plaint, grievance, blues, carp, dirge, squawk, grumble, suffer, fuss, grouse, complaint, Whinge, keen, elegy, bleat, holler, requiem, murmur, repent, lamentation, mourning, Miserere, yammer, monody, mope, gripe, howl, beef.
Sense 3 (noun)
Usage examples for lament:
- After a long look upon the face of the sleeper they stood up and sang a Cornish lament. - "The Comstock Club", Charles Carroll Goodwin.
- I can only lament that it was not enough. - "A Christmas Garland", Max Beerbohm.
- I admit the point of honour, I respect those who have acted upon it, I do not blame the Spaniards that they refused to make any sacrifice to temporary necessity; but still- still I lament the result of that refusal. - "Selected-Speeches-on-British-Foreign-Policy-1738-1914", Jones, Edgar R. (Edgar Rees), Sir.