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Entry Word: lament
Function: noun
Text: 1 a crying out in grief <the national lament that was heard when President Kennedy was assassinated>
Synonyms groan, howl, keen, lamentation, moan, plaint, wail
Related Words grieving, mourning, weeping; regret; complaint, outcry, protest
Near Antonyms cheering, laughing, smiling
Antonyms exultation, rejoicing
2 a composition expressing one's grief over a loss <a poem that is her lament for her late grandmother>
Synonyms dirge, elegy, requiem, threnody
Related Words taps
Near Antonyms encomium, eulogy, paean, panegyric