Know Your Next Word : lament
21. lament :
verb & noun :
From the balcony of the bullet-pocked hotel, the foreign correspondents could hear hundreds of women and children lamenting the fallen soldiers.
As the snowstorm gained in intensity, Stan lamented his decision that morning to dress in shorts and a T-shirt.
Lamentable means regrettable.
He lamented his thoughtless acts.
Their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward
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