bemoan bemoan  /bɪ ˈmoʊn/


  • (v) regret strongly



  1. It would be easier to bemoan reality shows' crowding out sitcoms and dramas if the latter weren't in such a rut.
  2. It's curious, the number of people who bemoan Hong Kong's independent-music scene.
  3. The 24-hour news cycle that media critics used to bemoan seems as quaint and leisurely as a taffy pull.


  1. Lawmakers bemoan shortage of school counselors

    Lawmakers bemoan shortage of school counselors BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A few state lawmakers say something should be done to bolster the number of guidance counselors working in public high schools. Republican Sen. Dean Mortimer of Idaho Falls said he's concerned about the ratio and insisted counseling is an essential tool to getting students to the next academic level.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. MEMS startup wins strategic investment

    While many bemoan a lack of investment capital for fabless chip companies, firms involved in the microelectromechanical systems sector continue to get funded. View the full article HERE .
    on June 11, 2013     Source: EETimes

  3. Regents bemoan Kan. higher education spending cuts

    Regents bemoan Kan. higher education spending cuts Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 10:06 am, Thursday, June 6, 2013 (AP) — Kansas higher education officials said Thursday that the Legislature's proposed funding cuts to public colleges and universities will hamper their ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle


  1. "I do not want to bemoan the referee's decision but yes it was handball," said Dowie. "I am sure Rob Styles will ring me to say he has got it wrong when he sees it. I am very proud of the players. They could not have done anything more....
    on Oct 30, 2007 By: Iain Dowie Source:

  2. "We've seen a ton of pitches over the last two days and I cannot bemoan that fact," Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon said. "We've hit without any real luck but overall I like the idea we're maintaining our patience."
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Joe Maddon Source: USA Today

  3. "We get all kinds of evidence when we raid these safehouses about their concerns. They bemoan the fact that we're keeping the pressure on them. They see the successes that we're having in training. They know we're damaging their cause. This moment...
    on Jul 4, 2006 By: President Bush Source: FOXNews

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