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Lament by Mind Map: Lament

1. Other examples

1.1. She was taught to be submissive and diffident, not curious and confident.

1.2. Some adopt a more submissive posture, avoiding contact with others.

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

2.1. a mournful poem; a lament for the dead

2.1.1. Synonyms: elegy

2.2. Synonyms: coronach, dirge, requiem, threnody

3. a cry of sorrow and grief

3.1. If you are really upset or sorry about something, you might lament it. A lament is full of regret and grief.

3.2. Synonyms: lamentation, plaint, wail

3.3. In use

3.3.1. “their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward”

4. regret strongly

4.1. Synonyms: bemoan, bewail, deplore

4.2. In use

4.2.1. “we lamented the loss of benefits”

5. express grief verbally

5.1. Synonyms: keen

5.2. In use

5.2.1. “we lamented the death of the child”