lamented (part of speech: verb)
- And I sighed, thinking we should never again have such another home. - "John Halifax, Gentleman", Dinah Maria Mulock Craik.
- " We must indeed," sighed Ulyth. - "For the Sake of the School", Angela Brazil.
- The girl looked at him, sighed, rose to her knees, and then made a last appeal to her father: Father, do take my part. - "The Emigrant Trail", Geraldine Bonner.