lament - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive/transitive] 

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/ləˈment/
present tense
I/you/we/theylament
he/she/itlaments
present participlelamenting
past tenselamented
past participlelamented
  1. to show publicly that you feel sad or disappointed about something

    Some older people lament the loss of close local communities.

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