Be*moan" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bemoaned (#); p. pr. & vb. n. Bemoaning.] [OE. bimenen, AS. bemnan; pref. be- + mnan to moan. See Moan.]

To express deep grief for by moaning; to express sorrow for; to lament; to bewail; to pity or sympathize with.

Implores their pity, and his pain bemoans. Dryden.

Syn. -- See Deplore.

 

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