Definition of Threnody

1. Noun. A song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person.

Exact synonyms: Coronach, Dirge, Lament, Requiem
Specialized synonyms: Keen
Generic synonyms: Song, Vocal
Derivative terms: Lament



Definition of Threnody

1. n. A song of lamentation; a threnode.

Definition of Threnody

1. Noun. A song or poem of lamentation or mourning for a dead person; a dirge; an elegy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Threnody

1. a song of lamentation [n -DIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Threnody

threety
threeways
threitol
threitols
thremmatology
threne
threnes
threnode
threnodes
threnodial
threnodic
threnodies
threnodist
threnodists
threnody (current term)
threnos
threnoses
threofuranose
threofuranoses
threofuranoside
threofuranosides
threonic acid
threonine
threonine-tRNA ligase
threonine acetaldehyde-lyase
threonine deaminase
threonine dehydratase
threonine permease
threonines

Literary usage of Threnody

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1. The Massachusetts Teacher by Massachusetts Teachers Federation, Massachusetts Teachers' Association (1855)
"... himself be astonished at the progress which will be made.—Lutheran Observer. threnody. SUGGESTED BT THE DEATH OP AN INFANT DAUGHTER OP MARTIN F. TUPPER. ..."

2. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"To-morrow they will wear another face, The founder thou; these are thy race I' threnody' THE South-wind brings Life, sunshine and desire, And on every mount ..."

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