Definition of lament:
- lament (part of speech: verb)
- protest (part of speech: verb)
- regret (part of speech: verb)
- pity (part of speech: verb)
We learn, also, how David, at Ziklag, on hearing the news of the disaster, had broken into weeping, and had composed a lament, full of beauty, known as the " Song of the Bow," which the people of Judah committed to memory in their childhood.- "History Of Egypt, Chaldĉa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 6 (of 12)", G. Maspero.
Parpon sat long in gloomy silence by his side, but, raising his voice, he began to sing softly a lament for the gross- figured body, lying alone in a shed near the deserted smithy: Children, the house is empty, The house behind the tall hill; Lonely and still is the empty house.- "When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete", Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 15, 2009.
- "Henry-VIII", Shakespeare, William.