Know Your Next Word : lament

21. lament :

verb & noun :

to mourn

usage :

  • 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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