toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

lament
used in Gone with the Wind

8 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
to express grief or regret
  • At any other time, the news of this disaster would have brought fear and lamentation to Atlanta.
    2.14 (30% in)
  • Occasionally he burst out with "Peg in a Lowbacked Car" and other Irish ditties or the more lugubrious lament for Robert Emmet, "She is far from the land where her young hero sleeps."
    1.5 (42% in)
  • Two figures paused at the gate and she heard the click of the latch and Gerald's voice came plain, "Now I'll be giving you the 'Lament for Robert Emmet.
    2.10 (69% in)
  • With no further warning, Gerald, who was hanging on the gate, threw back his head and began the "Lament," in a roaring bass.
    2.10 (73% in)
  • The "Lament" had evidently been Gerald's swan song for he was frankly hanging onto his companion's arm.
    2.10 (77% in)
  • You woke the echoes singing the 'Lament.'
    2.10 (85% in)
  • But Mammy and Pork worked so slowly and with so many lamentations that Scarlett sent Mammy back to the kitchen to cook and Pork to the woods and the river with snares for rabbits and possums and lines for fish.
    3.26 (88% in)
  • You never gave a damn about the late lamented Confederacy and you care less about the starving Confederates.
    4.36 (44% in)

There are no more uses of "lament" in Gone with the Wind.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®