Meaning of lamentation in English:


Pronunciation /lamənˈteɪʃ(ə)n/

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mass noun
  • 1The passionate expression of grief or sorrow; weeping.

    • ‘scenes of lamentation’
    weeping, wailing, crying, sobbing, moaning, moan, sob, wail, lament, sorrow, complaint, keening, grief, grieving, mourning, howling, howl, plaint
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    1. 1.1A book of the Bible telling of the desolation of Judah after the fall of Jerusalem in 586 BC.