Translation of "lament" - English-Spanish dictionary

lament

verb uk /ləˈment/

to express sadness and feeling sorry about something

llorar, lamentar
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/ formal

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

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

(Translation of “lament” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

lament

verb /ləˈment/

to feel or express regret for

lamentar; llorar
We all lament his death
He sat lamenting over his past failures.
lamentation /lӕmən-/ noun

(an) act of lamenting

lamentación
The streets echo with the lamentations of women.

(Translation of “lament” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)