bewail definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To cry over; lament: bewail the dead.
    • To express sorrow or unhappiness over: "bewailing the possible effects of double-digit unemployment” ( Washington Post).
    • To express deep sorrow for, as by wailing; to lament; to wail over.
  • verb:
    • To wail over; to feel or show deep sadness for
    • regret strongly
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to state grief; to lament.
  • others:
    • To mourn aloud for; bemoan; lament; express deep sadness for: as, to bewail the increasing loss of a young child.
    • To express grief.

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