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lament

verb bemoan, bewail, commiserate, feel connern for, feel emotions for, feel for, feel remorse for, feel sennitive to, fret, grieve, grieve for, mourn, mourn for, pine, pity, regret, sympathize
See also: deplore, languish, outcry, plaint, regret, repent
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Also, references to exhumation can be discerned in lament texts regardless of the fact that significant changes of meaning and interpretation may have taken place in them, over the centuries.
There are a few outliers in this collection, although they contribute to the breadth of the volume in general and often prove invaluable for the reader unfamiliar with general medieval lament literature.
In the relatively lengthy chapter she calls "The Gendered Poetics of Tragedy in Shakespeare's Hamlet," however, she explores both Shakespeare's attraction to medieval female lament, and his simultaneous rejection of it.
The play is also structured around the four phases of residual lament: lament in the home, during the procession to the grave, at the grave, and following the burial.
But so does the lament of Yahweh, who pines like a jealous lover for the beloved who returns suspiciously late and in a suspicious state.
Read one of the biblical Psalms of lament and relate it to your experience of despair and hope.
As Holst-Warhaft has pointed out, the most elaborate treatment of lament in Homer is the funeral of Hector.
Lament involves consciously bringing our pain before God and spending time in His loving, compassionate presence.
I lament the loss of compassion in certain areas of the UK.
The Ur Lament is unique in the sense that it is the only Sumerian Lament that has been fully reconstructed.
Fitting birthday tribute to our lamented bard Dave Arcari MacPherson's Lament SO WHAT would Rabbie Burns have been if he was alive today?
Students and pastors alike who are involved in questions dealing with human suffering will find Rejoicing in Lament a winning combination of autobiography and spiritual insight, tackling some of the biggest questions of faith and showing how the author emerged to some new realizations--and how fellow Christians can, as well.