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Meaning of BEWAIL

Pronunciation:  bi'weyl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  regret strongly
 

BEWAIL is a 6 letter word that starts with B.

 

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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Be*wail"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bewailed}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Bewailing}.]
    To express deep sorrow for, as by wailing; to lament; to wail
    over.
    
          Hath widowed and unchilded many a one, Which to this
          hour bewail the injury.                  --Shak.
    
    Syn: To bemoan; grieve. -- See {Deplore}.
    
    
  2. \Be*wail"\, v. i.
    To express grief; to lament. --Shak.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: be sorry for, bemoan, deplore, dirge, elegize, give sorrow words, grieve, keen, knell, lament, moan, mourn, regret, repine, rue, rue the day, sigh, sing the blues, sorrow, weep, weep over
 

 

 

 

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