English to Afrikaans Meaning :: lament

Lament :
klaag
- klaagdroewigeklaaglied'n klaagliedbesing
 

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Noun(1) a cry of sorrow and grief(2) a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person(3) a mournful poem; a lament for the dead
Verb(1) express grief verbally(2) regret strongly

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(1) The same lament about constant meddling from politicians could be applied to education where since the eighties there has been reform followed by contradictory reform.(2) So it hurts Kapoor to hear the oft-repeated lament that Indian publishers don't pay royalties.(3) The familiar lament by mothers everywhere may have a kernel of scientific truth.(4) She could hear every halting breath, every tear drip off his chin, and every soft moan a painful lament .(5) The constant in recent games has been a lament from opponents about being pushed around.(6) ÔÇÿLamentateÔÇÖ is a lament not for the dead but the living, struggling with the pain and hopelessness of the world.(7) And this well-worn lament is never more true than when it applies to country crafts.(8) An assessment of great music should allow for a wider variety of moods and expressions - lament , meander, laughter, rage, gallows humor, resignation, and much more.(9) Her lush sensuality remains intact, but the unctuous, buttery impasto and singing colour contrast past felicity with present vacancy, and blend lyricism with passionate lament .(10) Like Mr. Kammer, I lament the many needless deaths caused by self-adoring amateurs playing war from the safety of Washington offices.(11) The piece is a lament , but he never referred to its connections or dedication, although he goes way back into time in a setting of the bardic song Cathleen ni Hoolihan.(12) Therefore I seek your indulgence to allow me to lament my grief.(13) The theme of the passionate love of the Lancasters for England sounds in the lament by Bolingbroke for the country he must leave.(14) The lament of a mother for her child lost to the mighty blow of life brought a lump in the throat and tears to the eyes of the kindred spirits.(15) the piper played a lament(16) Everything was on target in this by turns fierce, passionate and stoic gypsy lament .
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(1) lament ::
klaag
Synonyms
Noun
1. wail ::
huil
2. dirge ::
klaagzang
3. lamentation ::
klaaglied
4. elegy ::
elegie
Verb
5. mourn ::
treur
6. bemoan ::
bejammeren
7. keen ::
gretig
8. deplore ::
betreur
Antonyms
1. delight ::
vreugde
2. joy ::
vreugde
Different Forms
lament, lamentable, lamentation, lamentations, lamented, lamenting, laments
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