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Lament
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Lament as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

3 December 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 22 answers for the crossword clue 'Lament', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Lament a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Lament as an answer itself some 118 times.

Lament is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Thursday, 09 December 2021 with the answer being WAIL, but the most popular answer for this clue is BEMOAN.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • A mournful poem; a lament for the dead
  • A song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
  • Express grief verbally; "we lamented the death of the child"
  • A cry of sorrow and grief; "their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"
  • Regret strongly; "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits"

Anagrams

We found 4 anagrams for the word 'Lament'.

  • manlet
  • mantel Shelf that projects from wall above fireplace; "in Britain they call a mantel a chimneypiece"
  • mantle A sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter
  • mental Affected by a disorder of the mind; "a mental patient"; "mental illness"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

CRY
A loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate); "a cry of rage"; "a yell of pain"

RUE
(French) a street or road in France

4 Letters

KEEN
A funeral lament sung with loud wailing

MOAN
An utterance expressing pain or disapproval

WAIL
Cry weakly or softly; "she wailed with pain"

5 Letters

DIRGE
A song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person

ELEGY
A mournful poem; a lament for the dead

MOURN
Feel sadness; "She is mourning her dead child"

6 Letters

BEMOAN
Regret strongly; "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits"

BEWAIL
Regret strongly; "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits"

GRIEVE
Cause to feel sorrow; "his behavior grieves his mother"

MENTAL
Affected by a disorder of the mind; "a mental patient"; "mental illness"

PLAINT
(United Kingdom) a written statement of the grounds of complaint made to court of law asking for the grievance to be redressed

REGRET
Sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment; "he drank to drown his sorrows"; "he wrote a note expressing his regret"; "to his rue, the error cost him the game"

7 Letters

DEPLORE
Express strong disapproval of; "We deplore the government's treatment of political prisoners"

ELEGIZE
Compose an elegy

REQUIEM
A song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person

8 Letters

CORONACH
A song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person

THRENODY
A song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person

9 Letters

MOANABOUT

SHEDATEAR

11 Letters

LAMENTATION
The passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief

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