[ UK /bɪmˈə‍ʊn/ ]
[ US /bɪˈmoʊn/ ]
  1. regret strongly
    I deplore this hostile action
    we lamented the loss of benefits
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How To Use bemoan In A Sentence

  • At the shareholder meeting to approve the deal, they were bemoaning the loss of their 10% discount card. Times, Sunday Times
  • In one isolated village the people weep and wail, bemoaning their plight.
  • Another bemoaned the lack of crèche facilities for dogs at the surgery. Times, Sunday Times
  • Wilco, you are bemoaning the response to Blair… I interpret the show me the links the same as I interpret the Show me the links when a right winger posts some far out “factoidal” information here. Think Progress » ThinkFast: January 16, 2007
  • Citing a "smarmy" letter that Washington wrote in 1757, bemoaning his lot to the commander in chief, Lord Loudoun, Mr. Clary highlights some especially outspoken, self-pitying and "whining" comments. War in the Wilderness
  • For years people have bemoaned the emergence of shareholders as the owners of football clubs.
  • Tom, the poor fellow with the broken leg, was bearing up bravely, and only bemoaned the fact that, if there should be any necessity for the launching of the surfboat he could not do his duty. Darry the Life Saver The Heroes of the Coast
  • He bemoans the loss of hard news in colour supplements to the worlds of advertising and fashion. Times, Sunday Times
  • They bemoaned their domestic trials and, like young bachelors in love, sought to divine the whims of the women in their lives. American Manhood: Transformations in Masculinity from the Revolution to the Modern Era
  • He never once complained or bemoaned the cruel hand life dealt him.
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