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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 la·ment /ləˈmɛnt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 La·ment v. i.  To express or feel sorrow; to weep or wail; to mourn.
    Jeremiah lamented for Josiah.   --2 Chron. xxxv. 25.
    Ye shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice.   --John xvi. 20.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 La·ment, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lamented; p. pr. & vb. n. Lamenting.] To mourn for; to bemoan; to bewail.
    One laughed at follies, one lamented crimes.   --Dryden.
 Syn: -- To deplore; mourn; bewail. See Deplore.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 La·ment, n.
 1. Grief or sorrow expressed in complaints or cries; lamentation; a wailing; a moaning; a weeping.
    Torment, and loud lament, and furious rage.   --Milton.
 2. An elegy or mournful ballad, or the like.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a cry of sorrow and grief; "their pitiful laments could be
           heard throughout the ward" [syn: lamentation, plaint,
      2: a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a
         memorial to a dead person [syn: dirge, coronach, requiem,
      3: a mournful poem; a lament for the dead [syn: elegy]
      v 1: express grief verbally; "we lamented the death of the child"
           [syn: keen]
      2: regret strongly; "I deplore this hostile action"; "we
         lamented the loss of benefits" [syn: deplore, bewail,