lamentation[ lam-uh n-tey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF lamentation
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Not contentment, but a lamentation and an ancient tale of wrong!
The torment was far too racking for such futile fashion of lamentation.
Did she not break into lamentation and woe that a brother should so demean himself?
There shall be a sound of lamentation; lo, then we shall rest.
Her voice had dropped from anger to lamentation, and her tears again overflowed.
At length they heard a faint and melancholy sound, like someone in lamentation.
The five isini of lamentation for the young prince had not yet passed.
You have no idea what a confusion and lamentation there was all over the State.
We were saying, when we spoke of the subject-matter, that we had no need of lamentation and strains of sorrow?
Is there any State in which you will find more of lamentation and sorrow and groaning and pain?
late 14c., from Old French lamentacion and directly from Latin lamentationem (nominative lamentatio) "wailing, moaning, weeping," noun of action from past participle stem of lamentari "to wail, moan, weep, lament," from lamentum "a wailing," from PIE root *la- "to shout, cry," probably ultimately imitative. Replaced Old English cwiþan.
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