HyperDic: lamentation

English > 2 senses of the word lamentation:
NOUNcommunicationlamentation, lament, plaint, waila cry of sorrow and grief
actlamentation, mourningthe passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief
English > lamentation: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA cry of sorrow and grief.
Synonymslament, plaint, wail
Broadercomplaint(formerly) a loud cry (or repeated cries) of pain or rage or sorrow
Spanishgemido, lamentaciones, lamentación, lamento, llanto, lloro, queja
Catalangemec, lament, plor
Verbslamentexpress grief verbally
English > lamentation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief.
Synonymmourning
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
expression, manifestation, reflection, reflexionexpression without words
Spanishlamentación, luto
Verbslamentexpress grief verbally

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