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bewail Explained

bewail at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

c.1300, from be- + wail (q.v.). ///

bewail at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

v [T] literary to express deep sadness or disappointment about something//

bewail at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

21 Moby Thesaurus words for "bewail":
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

Bewail at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Bewail \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

Hath widowed and unchilded many a one, Which to this
hour bewail the injury. --Shak.

Syn: To bemoan; grieve. -- See {Deplore}.

Bewail \Be*wail"\, v. i.
To express grief; to lament. --Shak.

bewail at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

v : regret strongly; "I deplore this hostile action"; "we
lamented the loss of benefits" [syn: {deplore}, {lament},

bewail at English (WD) Of Explained:



From Inter: etyl » enm Inter: term » bewailen|lang=enm, equivalent to Inter: prefix » be|t1=over, about|wail.


* Inter: IPA » /bɪˈweɪl/
  • Inter: rhymes » eɪl


    Inter: en-ver » b

  • To wail over; to feel or express deep sorrow for


    * lament

    Derived terms

    * Inter: l » en|bewailable
    • Inter: l » en|bewailer
    • Inter: l » en|bewailing
    • Inter: l » en|bewailment


      Inter: trans-top » to wail over
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|оплаквам
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|betreuren
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|surra, Inter: t+ » fi|itkeä, Inter: t+ » fi|valittaa
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|pleurer, Inter: t+ » fr|déplorer
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|beklagen
    • Latin: Inter: t- » la|defleo|alt=dēfleō

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Romanian: Inter: t+ » ro|boci
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|оплакивать|tr=oplákivat' Inter: imp » f, Inter: t+ » ru|оплакать|tr=oplákat' Inter: pf » .
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|caoidh, Inter: t- » gd|caoin
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|lamentar
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|ağlamak

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » bewail
    Translation: es » bewail
    Translation: fa » bewail
    Translation: fr » bewail
    Translation: ko » bewail
    Translation: io » bewail
    Translation: kn » bewail
    Translation: hu » bewail
    Translation: mg » bewail
    Translation: my » bewail
    Translation: pl » bewail
    Translation: ta » bewail
    Translation: te » bewail
    Translation: vi » bewail
    Translation: zh » bewail