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synonyms for lamenting

  • regretting
  • lamentable
  • mournful
  • sad
  • sorrowful
  • unfortunate
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How to use lamenting in a sentence

He chiefly divided his time between the House of Lords and sitting at home, lamenting over his own ill-starred existence.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
An affectionate wife lamenting over her sick husband, he bade her dry her tears, for possibly he might recover.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
He was a sincere and energetic Calvinist, and in 1565 he wrote to Cecil lamenting the measures taken against the Puritans.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
At this time a little boy had not come home at the proper time, and the mother came to our house lamenting.
EAST ANGLIAJ. EWING RITCHIE
Mrs. Bassett kept lamenting to Professor Kelton her husband's protracted delay in Colorado.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
To Achilles, lamenting the death of Patroclus, she came with nectar and ambrosia, that his limbs might not grow faint with hunger.
GREEK SCULPTUREESTELLE M. HURLL
I reminded a lady of this, who was lamenting the fact that in China some women are sold for wives.
AS A CHINAMAN SAW USANONYMOUS
I thought you were just now lamenting that I think too little.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
The Entombment followed, the Madonna in black lamenting and weeping.
CASTELLINARIAHENRY FESTING JONES
He now walked to his own lodge, and there he found his wife tearing her hair and lamenting over his fate.
FOLK-LORE AND LEGENDS: NORTH AMERICAN INDIANANONYMOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO LAMENTING

  • accusing
  • bellyaching
  • charging
  • critical
  • deploring
  • disapproving
  • discontented
  • dissenting
  • fretting
  • grumbling
  • lamenting
  • malcontent
  • moaning
  • mourning
  • murmuring
  • peevish
  • protesting
  • querulous
  • regretting
  • repining
  • resentful
  • weeping
  • whining
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