Definition of lamenting:

Usage examples for lamenting

  1. But idle lamenting was of as little use here as at any other time; so she resolutely drew her veil closer round her head and called to her brother, " Wait here till I return!"  The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. Edith stood at the turn of the stairs, ready to dart away; and when I said, 'Do come, darling- come, little Edith, ' she fled like a frightened fawn, upon which Bailey began lamenting again, and I had hard work to bring the peace once more into his little, loving, troubled heart.  The Fairy Nightcaps by Frances Elizabeth Barrow
  3. You will be continually lamenting over your failure to make your experience measure to your ideal.  Heart Talks by Charles Wesley Naylor
  4. If she who loved him so fondly, and was so full of prayers and hopes for his future, could have seen him so utterly on the wrong road, what bitter shame and lamenting there would have been in the halls of Lyvedon that day- those deserted halls in which the lady sat alone among the sombre old- world grandeurs of oak and tapestry, and sighed for her absent son!  The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon