Definition of Lamenting

1. Adjective. Vocally expressing grief or sorrow or resembling such expression. "Tangle her desires with wailful sonnets"

Exact synonyms: Wailful, Wailing
Similar to: Sorrowful



Definition of Lamenting

1. n. Lamentation.

Definition of Lamenting

1. Verb. (present participle of lament) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lamenting

1. lament [v] - See also: lament

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lamenting

lamellulas
lamels
lamely
lameness
lamenesses
lament
lamentable
lamentableness
lamentably
lamentation
lamented
lamentedly
lamenter
lamenters
lamentful
lamenting (current term)
lamentingly
lamentoso
laments
lameo
lameos
lamer
lamers
lames
lamest
lamestream
lameter
lameters
lametta
lamia

Literary usage of Lamenting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"And, whilst lamenting mothers fear, On high her signal torch displays; ... A PASTORAL, lamenting THE DEATH OP THE LAIS MARQUIS OF BLANDFORD. ..."

2. English Lyric Poetry, 1500-1700 by Frederic Ives Carpenter (1897)
"SWEET lamenting. T SAW my lady weeping, and Love did languish, And of their plaint ensued so rare consenting That never yet was heard more sweet lamenting, ..."

3. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"The author, lamenting Andrew Sail's abjuration of Catholicism, inquires into the cause of persecution in Ireland and England. 9. ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"lamenting the fact that many Christians, carried away by the beauty of the play, take delight in the comedies of Terence and thereby learn many impure ..."

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