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be·wail

 (bĭ-wāl′)
tr.v. be·wailed, be·wail·ing, be·wails
1. To cry over; lament: bewail the dead.
2. To express sorrow or unhappiness over: "Hour after hour he sat bewailing his plight" (Amitav Ghosh).

[Middle English biwailen : bi-, be- + wailen; see wail.]

be·wail′er n.
be·wail′ment n.

bewail

(bɪˈweɪl)
vb
to express great sorrow over (a person or thing); lament
beˈwailed adj
beˈwailer n
beˈwailing n, adj
beˈwailingly adv

be•wail

(bɪˈweɪl)

v.t.
to express deep sorrow for; lament.
[1250–1300]
be•wail′ing•ly, adv.
be•wail′ment, n.

bewail


Past participle: bewailed
Gerund: bewailing

Imperative
bewail
bewail
Present
I bewail
you bewail
he/she/it bewails
we bewail
you bewail
they bewail
Preterite
I bewailed
you bewailed
he/she/it bewailed
we bewailed
you bewailed
they bewailed
Present Continuous
I am bewailing
you are bewailing
he/she/it is bewailing
we are bewailing
you are bewailing
they are bewailing
Present Perfect
I have bewailed
you have bewailed
he/she/it has bewailed
we have bewailed
you have bewailed
they have bewailed
Past Continuous
I was bewailing
you were bewailing
he/she/it was bewailing
we were bewailing
you were bewailing
they were bewailing
Past Perfect
I had bewailed
you had bewailed
he/she/it had bewailed
we had bewailed
you had bewailed
they had bewailed
Future
I will bewail
you will bewail
he/she/it will bewail
we will bewail
you will bewail
they will bewail
Future Perfect
I will have bewailed
you will have bewailed
he/she/it will have bewailed
we will have bewailed
you will have bewailed
they will have bewailed
Future Continuous
I will be bewailing
you will be bewailing
he/she/it will be bewailing
we will be bewailing
you will be bewailing
they will be bewailing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bewailing
you have been bewailing
he/she/it has been bewailing
we have been bewailing
you have been bewailing
they have been bewailing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bewailing
you will have been bewailing
he/she/it will have been bewailing
we will have been bewailing
you will have been bewailing
they will have been bewailing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bewailing
you had been bewailing
he/she/it had been bewailing
we had been bewailing
you had been bewailing
they had been bewailing
Conditional
I would bewail
you would bewail
he/she/it would bewail
we would bewail
you would bewail
they would bewail
Past Conditional
I would have bewailed
you would have bewailed
he/she/it would have bewailed
we would have bewailed
you would have bewailed
they would have bewailed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.bewail - regret stronglybewail - regret strongly; "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits"
kvetch, plain, quetch, complain, sound off, kick - express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"

bewail

verb lament, regret, complain about, moan about, mourn, rue, wail about, deplore, bemoan, repent, grieve for, cry over, weep over, express sorrow for All your songs seem to bewail a dissatisfaction in love.
Translations

bewail

[bɪˈweɪl] VTlamentar

bewail

[bɪˈweɪl] vtse lamenter sur, déplorer

bewail

vt (= deplore)beklagen; (= lament also)bejammern; sb’s death alsobetrauern

bewail

[bɪˈweɪl] vtlamentare
References in classic literature ?
While he lamented and bewailed his sores and bruises, and cried loudly for help, a neighbor ran to the well, and learning what had happened said: "Hark ye, old fellow, why, in striving to pry into what is in heaven, do you not manage to see what is on earth?
The young princess, you may be sure, was not long in saying 'Yes' to all this; and as they spoke a gay coach drove up, with eight beautiful horses, decked with plumes of feathers and a golden harness; and behind the coach rode the prince's servant, faithful Heinrich, who had bewailed the misfortunes of his dear master during his enchantment so long and so bitterly, that his heart had well-nigh burst.
Sir Richard died as it is said, the second or third day aboard the General and was by them greatly bewailed.
The merchant, protesting his innocence, bewailed his wife and children, and tried pitifully to avert his fate.
The true patriots have long bewailed the fatal tendency of these vices, and have made no less than four regular experiments by EXTRAORDINARY ASSEMBLIES, convened for the special purpose, to apply a remedy.
Breakfast was an excitement shared in peculiarly by the Ancient Mariner and Dag Daughtry, while the trio of partners raged and bewailed.
She also bewailed that some judges and judiciary employees may have just been politically pressured.
This is what's being meted out to the largest political party in the country," he bewailed, assuring his supporters that he is not one to be bogged down in politics, and asking them to take a vow of standing with him in his struggle for the country.
Ejercito bewailed that such an arrangement is 'so disadvantageous for the Navy,' indicating that possible charges can be filed against public officials who allowed the one-sided provision.
Shah bewailed that such unchecked release of contaminated water had not only affected the environment but also snatched livelihoods of tens of thousands of people engaged in the profession of fishing.
Binay, however, bewailed that at present, the MRT announced that it has only eight trains running in the system.
She also bewailed police violence against unarmed black people in a December 2014 interview with (http://www.