verb (used with object)
Origin of bemoan
Related formsbe·moan·ing·ly, adverbun·be·moaned, adjective
Examples from the Web for bemoan
They bemoan the fact that poker games are too often delayed because people get up to take smoke breaks.
He will then bemoan a vague “lack of political will” or “absence of leadership” as the reason for the inertia.
But some bemoan the way the kids have transformed their city, and nowhere is that change more visible than The Bywater.
Not to mention the fragrant Ms. Hasselbeck bemoan the fact that we now live in the "divided states of America."
I just heard Anderson Cooper bemoan the fact that he had seen no heavy earth moving equipment on the scene.
I know that you bemoan the manner in which he has been brought up; but such late repentance must be avoided like poison.An Egyptian Princess, Complete|Georg Ebers
Moshe-for-once was a man who hated to boast of his good fortune, or to bemoan his ill-fortune.Jewish Children|Sholem Naumovich Rabinovich
It is idle, in view of what may be a lasting return to native models, to bemoan their desertion.The Ceramic Art|Jennie J. Young
To one I say, 'You regret having no children, or bemoan those you have lost; here are some that God has sent you.'Willis the Pilot|Johanna Spyri
The lawlessness which so many Americans bemoan in American life must be traced to the inefficiency of the state governments.The Promise Of American Life|Herbert David Croly