KJV Dictionary Definition: lament
LAMENT', v.i. L. lamentor.
1. To mourn; to grieve; to weep or wail; to express sorrow.
Jeremiah lamented for Josiah. 2Chron. 35.
2. To regret deeply; to feel sorrow.
LAMENT', v.t. To bewail; to mourn for; to bemoan; to deplore.
One laughed at follies, one lamented crimes.
LAMENT', n. L. 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.
LAM'ENTABLE, a. L. lamentabilis.
1. To be lamented; deserving sorrow; as a lamentable declension of morals.
2. Mournful; adapted to awaken grief; as a lamentable tune.
3. Expressing sorrow; as lamentable cries.
4. Miserable; pitiful; low; poor; in a sense rather ludicrous. Little used.
1. Mournfully; with expressions or tokens of sorrow.
2. So as to cause sorrow.
3. Pitifully; despicably.
LAMENTA'TION, n. L. lamentatio.
1. Expression of sorrow; cries of grief; the act of bewailing.
In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation and weeping. Matt. 2.
2. In the plural, a book of Scripture, containing the lamentations of Jeremiah.
LAMENT'ED, pp. Bewailed; mourned for.
LAMENT'ER, n. One who mourns, or cries out with sorrow.
LAMENT'ING, ppr. Bewailing; mourning; weeping.
LAMENT'ING, n. A mourning; lamentation.