Lamentation

Definition of Lamentation

Lam`en`ta´tion
n.1.The act of bewailing; audible expression of sorrow; wailing; moaning.
In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation and weeping.
- Matt. ii. 18.
2.(Script.) A book of the Old Testament attributed to the prophet Jeremiah, and taking its name from the nature of its contents.

Related Words

agony, anguish, bitterness, bleakness, care, carking care, cheerlessness, comfortlessness, crying, depression, discomfort, dismalness, distress, distressfulness, dreariness, grief, grieving, grievousness, heartfelt grief, heartgrief, joylessness, lamentability, lamenting, languishment, misery, moaning, mournfulness, mourning, pain, painfulness, pathos, pining, pitiability, pitiableness, pitifulness, poignancy, prostration, regrettableness, sadness, sharpness, sobbing, sorrow, sorrowfulness, sorrowing, wailing, weeping, woe, woebegoneness, woefulness
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