LAMENT', verb intransitive [Latin lamentor.]
1. To mourn; to grieve; to weep or wail; to express sorrow.
Jeremiah lamented for Josiah. 2 Chronicles 35:25.
2. To regret deeply; to feel sorrow.
LAMENT', verb transitive To bewail; to mourn for; to bemoan; to deplore.
One laughed at follies, one lamented crimes.
LAMENT', noun [Latin lamentum.] Grief or sorrow expressed in complaints or cries; lamentation; a weeping.
Torment, and loud lament and furious rage.
[This noun is used chiefly or solely in poetry.]