1 [U] lamenting 悲痛; 哀悼; 痛惜; 抱怨
*Much lamentation followed the death of the old king. 老国王晏驾, 人们悲恸不已.
2 [C] expression of grief; lament 悲叹; 挽歌; 哀诗.
n [U and C]
formal deep sadness or something that expresses it
There was lamentation throughout the land at news of the defeat.