verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of lament
OTHER WORDS FROM lamentla·ment·er, nounla·ment·ing·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for lament
Early in 2013, Allison Janney was lamenting her inability to find another TV series job.Allison Janney’s Incredible ‘Double O’ and That ‘Masters of Sex’ Love Scene|Jason Lynch|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A rap anthem lamenting racism and urban violence might follow, or maybe some gospel bit rarely heard even in church anymore.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou|John Ed Bradley|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
CW-1 recorded Bonventre lamenting the problems of getting gamblers to make good on their losses in this post-Goodfellas world.A Goodfellas Sequel: A True-Life Lufthansa Figure Comes to Court|Michael Daly|January 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These two men have joined the ranks of those lamenting our increased reliance on our electronic devices.
The discontent prompted Smith to write a long missive lamenting the mismanagement and corruption within the colony.Not Just Cannibalism: Seven Ways Colonial Jamestown Was a Living Hell|Nina Strochlic|May 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He chiefly divided his time between the House of Lords and sitting at home, lamenting over his own ill-starred existence.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
An affectionate wife lamenting over her sick husband, he bade her dry her tears, for possibly he might recover.
He was a sincere and energetic Calvinist, and in 1565 he wrote to Cecil lamenting the measures taken against the Puritans.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3)|Richard Bagwell
At this time a little boy had not come home at the proper time, and the mother came to our house lamenting.East Anglia|J. Ewing Ritchie
Mrs. Bassett kept lamenting to Professor Kelton her husband's protracted delay in Colorado.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson