from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Mourned for: our late lamented president.
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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of lament.
- adj. mourned for, or grieved for
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Mourned for; bewailed.
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- adj. mourned or grieved for
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"The Inuit language for 10,000 years never had a word for 'robin,'" McCain lamented, "and now there are robins all over their villages."
Guerin lamented his team's tendency to take penalties.
Of course not; this is exactly what Galton and Darwin lamented in the upper classes.
When asked about Chinaâ€ ™ s | one-child policy, for example, Hardin lamented that the Chinese government did not go far enough.
When asked about Chinaâ€ ™ s | one-child policy |, for example, Hardin lamented that the Chinese government did not go far enough!
(The critic Jason Epstein lamented this when I saw him not long ago in New York.)
So the captain lamented, standing in the cockpit and surveying the ruin with wet eyes.
Lord Malden again lamented that he had engaged himself in the intercourse, and declared that he had himself [Page 166] conceived so violent a passion for me that he was the most miserable and unfortunate of mortals.
Reacting to the governor’s footdragging, Nagin lamented: “It would have been great if we could of left Air Force One, walked outside, and told the world that we had this all worked out.”
We need but recall the lamented Maceo, the Negro chieftain, whose tragic end brought sorrow and dismay to all of Cuba.