[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