Lamenting
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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  • πενθήρει — πενθήρης lamenting masc/fem/neut nom/voc/acc dual (attic epic) πενθήρης lamenting masc/fem/neut dat sg πενθήρεϊ , πενθήρης lamenting dat sg (epic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • πενθήρη — πενθήρης lamenting neut nom/voc/acc pl (attic epic doric) πενθήρης lamenting masc/fem/neut nom/voc/acc dual (doric aeolic) πενθήρης lamenting masc/fem acc sg (attic epic doric) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • πενθήρης — lamenting masc/fem acc pl (attic epic doric) πενθήρης lamenting masc/fem nom/voc pl (doric aeolic) πενθήρης lamenting masc/fem nom sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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