lamented lamented  /lə ˈmɛn tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) mourned or grieved for

Usage(s):

  1. This isn't news, Shapiro lamented to me on the phone.
  2. Still, if the Simses lamented the injustices, they didn't challenge them.
  3. Bloggers have long lamented the constant pressure to post daily, even multiple times a day, or risk becoming irrelevant or losing their audience.

News

  1. This Is What It's Like To Drive The New Porsche 911 GT3

    You've waited for it, lamented the loss of its DIY gear shifts, pondered the efficacy of its new active rear-wheel steering and feared for its steering — which in the previous model was the best in the world. Now, it's here. The new Porsche 911 GT3. This week on Chris Harris on Cars , Harris shoots and edits his own video about the new GT3, which he drove somewhere on the European continent. As ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

  2. Pope Francis admits presence of 'gay lobby' in Vatican

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis lamented that a "gay lobby" was at work at the Vatican in private remarks to the leadership of a key Latin American church group -- a stunning acknowledgment that appears to confirm earlier reports about corruption and dysfunction in the Holy See.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Fox News

  3. Pope confirms 'gay lobby' at work at Vatican

    Pope Francis lamented that a "gay lobby" was at work at the Vatican and acknowledged he wasn't particularly adept at administration during a private audience with the leadership of a key Latin American church group.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Fox News

Quotes

  1. "I have lamented that I can go into a meeting at the Department of State -- and as a matter fact I can go into a whole day of meetings at the Department of State -- and actually rarely see somebody who looks like me. And that is just not...
    on Sep 8, 2008 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: CNN

  2. Later, Huckabee writes, "I lamented that so many people of faith had moved from being prophetic voices - like Naaman, confronting King David in his sin and saying, 'Thou art the man!' - to being voices of patronage, and saying to those in power,...
    on Nov 17, 2008 By: Mike Huckabee Source: TIME

  3. "When we did Revenge Of The Sith, I lamented the fact that I had to jump over the Clone Wars because it had nothing to do with Anakin Skywalker, he was just another player," Lucas said. "It was like World War II, a huge canvas there to be...
    on Aug 9, 2008 By: George Lucas Source: London Free Press

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