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Meaning of BEMOAN

Pronunciation:  bi'mown

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  regret strongly
 

BEMOAN is a 6 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: bewail, deplore, lament, regret
 
 See Also: complain, kick, kvetch, plain, quetch, sound off

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Be*moan"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bemoaned}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Bemoaning}.] [OE. bimenen, AS. bem?nan; pref. be- + m?nan
to moan. See {Moan}.]
To express deep grief for by moaning; to express sorrow for;
to lament; to bewail; to pity or sympathize with.

      Implores their pity, and his pain bemoans. --Dryden.

Syn: See {Deplore}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: be sorry for, bewail, complain, deplore, dirge, elegize, give sorrow words, grieve, grieve for, keen, knell, lament, moan, mourn, regret, repine, rue, rue the day, sigh, sing the blues, sorrow, weep, weep for, weep over
 

 

 

 

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