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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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The most important difference between the two types of laments is the fact that City Laments are about specific cities, whereas Cultic Laments are texts that lament in more general terms.
Petter is not the first scholar to see connections between the Mesopotamian City Laments and sections in the Hebrew Bible.
However, after some time, I was able to convince women of my interest in the poetry of the laments, and, for the sake of my research (and often at the request of my Luxor colleague, Jamal Zaki al-Din al-Hajaji), women famed for their ability to lament agreed to cluster together (as they would normally do at the commemoration of the anniversary of a death) and intone laments into my tape recorder.
From the viewpoint of archaic society, the psychological aspect of the laments has obviously been of more secondary nature (see also Alekseevskij 2007).
The essays in Laments Jot the Lost form a broad introduction to lamentation across literatures in Old and Middle English, Latin, Old Norse, Old and Middle French, as well as mystery plays, and even Old Polish drama.
Donning a floaty nightdress, the 23-year-old then laments to a heavenly backdrop of clouds and a Californian sunset as the lover drifts away.
A particularly observable trend is the use of "trauma studies" or "trauma theory" in approaches to medieval laments.
He also laments that his embassy can't help him obtain one.
These poems might easily be characterized as extended lament.
Commentators usually classify these psalms as individual laments, but a congregation that speaks together the "I" of these psalms thereby ascribes a collective or communal significance to their use of first person singular, as, for example, when a congregation affirms together the "I" articles of the Apostles' Creed.
The resurrection plays resemble the Lazarus plays insofar as several again anticipate Renaissance rejection of such rituals by bringing on male authority figures (including Christ) to reprove Mary Magdalene and/or the three Marys for their excessive, improper, and unchristian laments.
Though, I too, lament the loss of Winchester, my lament actually began many years ago when they quit building guns as good as other manufacturers.