[n] a mournful poem; a lament for the dead
[n] a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
[n] a cry of sorrow and grief; "their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"
[v] regret strongly
[v] express grief verbally
bemoan, bewail, coronach, deplore, dirge, elegy, keen, lamentation, plaint, regret, requiem, threnody, wail
complain, complaint, express emotion, express feelings, grieve, keen, kick, kvetch, plain, poem, quetch, song, sorrow, sound off, verse form