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la·ment

 (lə-mĕnt′)
v. la·ment·ed, la·ment·ing, la·ments
v.tr.
1. To express grief for or about; mourn: lament a death.
2. To regret deeply; deplore: He lamented his thoughtless acts.
v.intr.
1. To grieve audibly; wail.
2. To express sorrow or regret. See Synonyms at grieve.
n.
1. A feeling or expression of grief; a lamentation.
2. A song or poem expressing deep grief or mourning.

[Middle English lementen, from Old French lamenter, from Latin lāmentārī, from lāmentum, lament.]

la·ment′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lamenter - a person who is feeling grief (as grieving over someone who has died)lamenter - a person who is feeling grief (as grieving over someone who has died)
unfortunate, unfortunate person - a person who suffers misfortune
pallbearer, bearer - one of the mourners carrying the coffin at a funeral
wailer - a mourner who utters long loud high-pitched cries
weeper - a hired mourner
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Le Guillou lamenta la confusion de espiritu de teologos, sacerdotes y religiosos, el desconcierto de los fieles y de no pocos obispos, su repercusion en los medios de comunicacion, y sobre todo la crisis espiritual en la Iglesia Catolica, como expone en el importante informe que Le Guillou envio a Pablo VI, quien tenia gran confianza en la persona del dominico frances.