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adjective as in sobbing

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Early in 2013, Allison Janney was lamenting her inability to find another TV series job.

A rap anthem lamenting racism and urban violence might follow, or maybe some gospel bit rarely heard even in church anymore.

CW-1 recorded Bonventre lamenting the problems of getting gamblers to make good on their losses in this post-Goodfellas world.

These two men have joined the ranks of those lamenting our increased reliance on our electronic devices.

The discontent prompted Smith to write a long missive lamenting the mismanagement and corruption within the colony.

He chiefly divided his time between the House of Lords and sitting at home, lamenting over his own ill-starred existence.

An affectionate wife lamenting over her sick husband, he bade her dry her tears, for possibly he might recover.

He was a sincere and energetic Calvinist, and in 1565 he wrote to Cecil lamenting the measures taken against the Puritans.

At this time a little boy had not come home at the proper time, and the mother came to our house lamenting.

Mrs. Bassett kept lamenting to Professor Kelton her husband's protracted delay in Colorado.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lamenting, such as: regretting, lamentable, mournful, sad, sorrowful, and unfortunate.

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