Definitions

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  • adv. In an lamenting manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a lamenting manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a lamenting manner; with lamentation.

Etymologies

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lamenting +‎ -ly

Examples

  • They were uttered lamentingly, rather than angrily.

    Pudd'nhead Wilson

  • The river sang with a voice of suffering, longingly it sang, longingly, it flowed towards its goal, lamentingly its voice sang.

    Siddhartha

  • The chasseur sped lamentingly back, and Weisspriess, taking a guide from the skirting hamlet above Edolo, quitted the Val Camonica, climbed the Tonale, and reached Vermiglio in the branch valley of that name, scientifically observing the features of the country as he went.

    Vittoria — Complete

  • The chasseur sped lamentingly back, and Weisspriess, taking a guide from the skirting hamlet above Edolo, quitted the Val Camonica, climbed the

    Vittoria — Volume 5

  • The embers drop monotonously through the grate -- a dog bays deeply somewhere in the quadrangle below -- the wailing wind of coming morning sighs lamentingly through the tossing copper-beeches, and the roar of the surf afar off comes ever and anon like distant thunder.

    The Baronet's Bride

  • Mr. Torsel tells a story of a minister he knew, that would be often drunk, and when he came into the pulpit, would confess it very lamentingly; and yet no sooner was he out of the pulpit, but he would be drunk again; and this would he do as constantly as men follow their trades.

    The Almost Christian Discovered; or, the False Professor Tried and Cast.

  • 'Now, this "great haste" very possibly seemed greater haste in the eyes of Madame Deluc, since she dwelt lingeringly and lamentingly upon her violated cakes and ale, -- cakes and ale for which she might still have entertained a faint hope of compensation.

    The Mystery of Marie Roget

  • From his ignominious grief hole the not-so-dandy-now Wilde epistolized lamentingly the passing of his pomp, a pomp full of late nights spent lolling around Belgravia with perfumed men over-dressed in woolen frock coats, guffawing to the moon like hubristic wolves (gay wolves), sprawling themselves languriously over velvet chaise longues (long chairs), exchanging supercillious epigrams, drinking sherry, sniffing from bottles of opiates, drinking shots of discombobulating fatty acids, playing whiff-whaff.

  • 'Saddam' has earned a place of respect in history, while Bush lamentingly uttered, "I don't know what the Guy's cause is" and that he did not feel threatened.

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  • "Now this 'great haste very possibly seemed greater haste in the eyes of Madame Deluc, since she dwelt lingeringly and lamentingly upon her violated cakes and ale, — cakes and ale for which she might still have entertained a faint hope of compensation.

    The Mystery of Marie Roget

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