Die Übersetzung von "lament" - Englisch-Portugiesisch-Wörterbuch


verb uk /ləˈment/ us

to express sadness and feeling sorry about something

The poem opens by lamenting (over) the death of a young man.
My grandmother, as usual, lamented the decline in moral standards in today’s society.
The late lamented (= dead and remembered with love) Frank Giotto used to live here.
noun uk /ləˈment/ us formal

a song, poem, or other piece of writing that expresses sadness about someone’s death

The whole play can be interpreted as a lament for lost youth.

(Die Übersetzung von "lament" von Cambridge Englisch-Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)