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Definition of "lamentation" []

  • The act of lamenting. (noun)
  • A lament. (noun)
  • See Table at Bible. (noun)

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.

Use "lamentation" in a sentence
  • "So, too, the poetry of grief and lamentation is one of the deepest and most long-standing elements in poetry."
  • "His lamentation is lengthened and restlessness is strengthened and he is as he were"
  • "There was none saw him but wept over him and the women all lifted up their voices in lamentation as for the dead."