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noun [countable] lament pronunciation in British English /ləˈment/
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  1. 1
    literature, music a song, poem, piece of music etc in which sadness is expressed about a death or loss
    lament for: a young mother’s lament for the death of her son
  2. 2
    something that people say that shows sadness or disappointment
    ‘Things were better then’ is an often-repeated lament.


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