bemoan definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To express grief over; lament.
    • To Convey disapproval of or regret for; deplore: "Tom Brokaw of NBC News recently bemoaned 'the disease associated with sound bite' afflicting Presidential campaigning” ( John Tierney).
    • to convey deep grief for by moaning; expressing sadness for; to lament; to bewail; to pity or sympathize with.
  • verb:
    • to grumble about; to dismay or bother about anything
    • regret strongly
  • others:
    • To lament; bewail; present sorrow for: as, to bemoan the increasing loss of a son.
    • Reflexively, to bewail one's good deal.
    • To pity; feel or express sympathy with or pity for.

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