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Well, I think these lamentations have been happening since probably the turn of the century.

On the Ninth of Av, when the congregation gathers to read the scroll of Lamentations, people do not greet each other.

And those of us reared on MTV, for all the lamentations about our laziness and our sense of entitlement, are just about grown up.

To get rid of our lamentations, the captain launched out in praises of the charming little town, and had us conveyed to land.

Now they sunk back upon their pillows in despair, and lamentations and wailings filled the prison.

Under this passion of tears, lamentations, and maledictions Don Juan remains unmoved; he has done what he has wished.

Bitter were the lamentations of the king for the friend of his childhood, but his grief did not show itself only in weeping.

Abdullah did so, whereupon the ladies set up a series of piercing shrieks and lamentations.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lamentations, such as: complaining, dirge, elegy, keen, lament, and moan.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.