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
“This town was the most beautiful girl in the Congo,” laments a friend sitting nearby.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“There is no such thing as an unbiased source,” laments one of them.Hey Anti-Vaxxers, Watch NOVA: Vaccines--Calling the Shots|Russell Saunders|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dr. Christensen, who left the VA in 2003, laments the failure of Congress to perform oversight over the system.Why the Crisis in VA Hospitals Shames Our Country on Memorial Day|Jake Adelstein|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“[The gluten-free one] is smaller and more money,” she laments, pointing to a box of pancake mix.
"She made those every Sunday morning, and every Sunday morning I was at church with my mother," he laments.
While the one dies thus, while the other so laments his Death, how justly are they both render'd immortal?Lectures on Poetry|Joseph Trapp
Xavier laments, in many of his letters, that he has not the gift of languages.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 7 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
She laments his absence, fears he has forgotten her and bemoans her loneliness.Old Deccan Days|M. Frere
Their bows will destroy her young men, and she laments not for her children.The History of Antiquity|Max Duncker
Men are still praising the work of Cæsar, and he laments that they should he so inconsistent.The Life of Cicero|Anthony Trollope