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BEMOAN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does bemoan mean? 

BEMOAN (verb)
  The verb BEMOAN has 1 sense:

1. regret strongly

  Familiarity information: BEMOAN used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BEMOAN (verb)


Sense 1bemoan [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Regret strongly

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

bemoan; bewail; deplore; lament

Context examples:

I deplore this hostile action / we lamented the loss of benefits

Hypernyms (to "bemoan" is one way to...):

complain; kick; kvetch; plain; quetch; sound off (express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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