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synonyms for bemoaning

  • deplore
  • lament
  • mourn
  • regret
  • bewail
  • complain
  • rue
  • beat one's breast
  • cry over spilled milk
  • grieve for
  • moan over
  • sing the blues
  • weep for
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antonyms for bemoaning

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  • be happy
  • praise
  • gloat
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How to use bemoaning in a sentence

Graceful vainly endeavored to recall him to life; then, bemoaning his fate, he fastened him with a pin to his hat like a cockade.
LABOULAYE'S FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
He knew that nothing could be gained by bemoaning the fate that had happened to them.
BOY SCOUTS IN THE NORTH SEAG. HARVEY RALPHSON
The mother left it on one occasion in the charge of a servant-girl, who sat bemoaning herself.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
All that day he sat by the water bemoaning his ill-luck and praying for better fortune.
THE MYTHS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANSLEWIS SPENCE
He sent wheat and money to the army, and went about bemoaning that his only son fought under the English flag.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
Those who were left spoke only of the time when they, too, could go and they were bemoaning their misfortune in being young.
TED MARSH ON AN IMPORTANT MISSIONELMER SHERWOOD
Papa is always bemoaning that there are not more of us, but mamma says if there were I would have to go without many things.
THE GIRLS AT MOUNT MORRISAMANDA MINNIE DOUGLAS
Baptiste was wringing his dripping clothes and bemoaning the loss of his prized musket.
THE CRYPTOGRAMWILLIAM MURRAY GRAYDON
Adams spent all his time bemoaning his fate, and haunted the old farm in a search of the will of Samuel Harrington.
BART STIRLING'S ROAD TO SUCCESSALLEN CHAPMAN
But while Don Quixote was contemplating thus, the bachelor-knight kept bemoaning the fate he had brought upon himself.
THE STORY OF DON QUIXOTEARVID PAULSON, CLAYTON EDWARDS, AND MIGUEL DE CERVANTES SAAVEDRA
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WORDS RELATED TO BEMOANING

  • affliction
  • agony
  • anguish
  • bemoaning
  • bereavement
  • care
  • dejection
  • deploring
  • depression
  • desolation
  • despair
  • despondency
  • discomfort
  • disquiet
  • distress
  • dole
  • dolor
  • gloom
  • grievance
  • harassment
  • heartache
  • heartbreak
  • infelicity
  • lamentation
  • lamenting
  • malaise
  • melancholy
  • misery
  • mortification
  • mournfulness
  • mourning
  • pain
  • purgatory
  • regret
  • remorse
  • repining
  • rue
  • sadness
  • sorrow
  • torture
  • trial
  • tribulation
  • trouble
  • unhappiness
  • vexation
  • woe
  • worry
  • wretchedness
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