Meaning of lament

Definition of lament

(noun) a cry of sorrow and grief; "their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"
a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
a mournful poem; a lament for the dead
(verb) express grief verbally; "we lamented the death of the child"
regret strongly; "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits"

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