Lament La*ment", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lamented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lamenting}.] To mourn for; to bemoan; to bewail. [1913 Webster]

One laughed at follies, one lamented crimes. --Dryden.

Syn: To deplore; mourn; bewail. See {Deplore}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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