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  • n  an Old Testament book lamenting the desolation of Judah after the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 BC; traditionally attributed to the prophet Jeremiah
  • n  a cry of sorrow and grief
  • n  the passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief

  • Russian to the core, Isabelle was prone to cries and lamentations which she often expressed in admirable prose.
  • There are extravagant lamentations over the decline in manufacturing, which accounts for the lion's share of the 3 million jobs lost on Bush's watch, but that loss obscures .
  • Some parts of her debut book, Smoke and Mirrors: An Experience of China, are disappointingly familiar (denunciations of the destruction of old Beijing, lamentations over the .
News & Articles

  • Po’ Thang: Black Conservative Suffering from ‘Race Fatigue’
    *Help me, I’m suffering from acute race fatigue! After gavel-to-gavel coverage of the George Zimmerman trial, I need a break. After all the post-verdict anger, lamentations and inane discussions about what it is to be a black man in America, I’m exhausted. After watching President Obama liken himself to Trayvon Martin, I’ve had enough. All […]
    Aug. 12, 2013 - EURweb
  • Race Fatigue
    Help me, I'm suffering from acute race fatigue! After gavel-to-gavel coverage of the George Zimmerman trial, I need a break. After all the post-verdict anger, lamentations and inane discussions about what it is to be a black man in America, I'm exhausted.
    Aug. 10, 2013 - National Center for Public Policy Research
Quotes

  • John McCain in CNN Political Ticker
    The lamentations of people about the draconian consequences of giving Americans just a little relief for the summer continues to amaze and amuse me,McCain said at a press conference here, after touring the Cleveland Clinic to learn about new...
  • Jerry Moran in Kiowa County Signal
    That hymn comes from scripture, you know,Moran said. "Lamentations 3:22, where we read, 'the steadfast love of the Lord never ceases, his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is thy faithfulness."
  • Alexander Henry in In-Forum (subscription)
    I was much surprised to find him extended on the hearth, uttering dreadful lamentations,Henry wrote. "He stretched out his hands toward me, and in piteous tones begged to me to be kind to a poor helpless, abandoned wretch, who was not of...

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