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Definition of "lamented" []

  • Mourned for: our late lamented president. (adjective)
  • Grieved for or regretted (often in the phrase late lamented) (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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Use "lamented" in a sentence
  • ""The Inuit language for 10,000 years never had a word for 'robin,'" McCain lamented, "and now there are robins all over their villages.""
  • "Guerin lamented his team's tendency to take penalties."
  • "Of course not; this is exactly what Galton and Darwin lamented in the upper classes."