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synonyms for lamentation

  • complaining
  • dirge
  • elegy
  • grieving
  • jeremiad
  • keen
  • keening
  • moan
  • moaning
  • mourning
  • plaint
  • requiem
  • sob
  • sobbing
  • sorrow
  • tears
  • threnody
  • ululation
  • wail
  • wailing
  • weeping
See also synonyms for: lamentations
  • gripe
  • sigh
  • sob
  • wail
  • whine
  • beef
  • cry
  • grouse
  • grumble
  • lament
  • plaint
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antonyms for lamentation

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  • celebration
  • enjoyment
  • praise
    • light
    • lightness
    • cheer
    • happiness
    • joy
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            How to use lamentation in a sentence

            At times, this lamentation turns polemical in equating “mechanistic, militaristic” Rome’s powerful ambitions with imperial Britain and fascist Italy.
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            Not only will it spare you the lamentations of your spouse or kid over what a terrible internet connection they’re dealing with, it’ll give you instant access to high-quality episodes instead of the variable quality associated with streaming content.
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            Let them hasten and take up a lamentation for us: let our eyes shed tears, and our eyelids run down with waters.
            THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
            And Mathathias and his sons rent their garments, and they covered themselves with haircloth, and made great lamentation.
            THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
            And all the people of Israel bewailed him with great lamentation, and they mourned for him many days.
            THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
            And the marriage was turned into mourning, and the noise of their musical instruments into lamentation.
            THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
            What combined lamentation disturbs the whole palace with its harrowing intensity?
            JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
            A lamentation which they chanted on Mt Hacavitz has considerable historical importance.
            THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 5HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
            From without––from the vastness of sea and night––came a confused and distant wail, as of the lamentation of a multitude.
            THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING LIGHTNORMAN DUNCAN
            Old Richard was so much affected by this that he joined in the cry of lamentation.
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            WORDS RELATED TO LAMENTATION

            • bellowing
            • blubbering
            • crying
            • groan
            • lament
            • lamentation
            • plaint
            • sobbing
            • wailing
            • weeping
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