Textual thesaurus for "lament"

(noun) elegy

a mournful poem; a lament for the dead

(noun) dirge, coronach, requiem, threnody

a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person

(noun) wail, lamentation, plaint

a cry of sorrow and grief

their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward

(verb) bemoan, bewail, deplore

regret strongly

I deplore this hostile action; we lamented the loss of benefits

(verb) keen

express grief verbally

we lamented the death of the child