la•mentPronunciation: (lu-ment'), [key]
to feel or express sorrow or regret for: to lament his absence.
to mourn for or over.
to feel, show, or express grief, sorrow, or regret.
to mourn deeply.
an expression of grief or sorrow.
a formal expression of sorrow or mourning, esp. in verse or song; an elegy or dirge.
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