Verbal Ability - Synonyms - Discussion

Discussion :: Synonyms - Section 1 (Q.No.14)

In the following the questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.



[A]. Complain
[B]. Comment
[C]. Condone
[D]. Console

Answer: Option A


No answer description available for this question.

Debraj said: (Sep 7, 2010)  
Lament means a cry of sorrow and grief.

Synonyms are bemoan, bewail, elegy.

Sundar said: (Oct 4, 2010)  
Main Entry: lament / lamentation

Part of Speech: noun

Definition: grief, complaint

Synonyms: complaining, dirge, elegy, grieving, jeremiad, keen, keening, lament, moan, moaning, mourning, plaint, requiem, sob, sobbing, sorrow, tears, threnody, ululation, wail, wailing, weeping

Antonyms: celebration, enjoyment, praise


Main Entry: lament

Part of Speech: verb

Definition: to mourn or grieve deeply

Synonyms: bawl, beat one's breast, bemoan, bewail, bleed, cry, deplore, eat one's heart out, howl, hurt, kick self, moan, rain, regret, repine, rue, sing, sob, sorrow, take it hard, wail, weep

Notes: bemoan is motivated when pity or grief is over an event that is joined to a consequence, whereas lament is motivated when the grief is over the event itself

Antonyms: celebrate, compliment, laud, praise

Guruprasath said: (Nov 11, 2010)  
The answer is "console". Because it means expressing grief at somebody. "lament" means weep or mourn.

Check! said: (Nov 12, 2010)  
Console is to cheer in distress or depression; to alleviate the grief and raise the spirits of; to relieve; to comfort

so complain is right!

Rohit said: (Dec 5, 2010)  
Lament is expressing grief..!!

Anto Suresh said: (Dec 30, 2010)  
Passionate expression of deep sorrow or grief.

Vaishu said: (Aug 2, 2011)  
What is meant by grief?

Sahil said: (Aug 3, 2011)  
Grief means deep sorrow.

Maliniponshega said: (Aug 8, 2011)  
What is meant by condone?

Sowmya said: (Aug 25, 2011)  
Lament- Passionate expression of grief
complain- express dissatisfaction,state of grievance concerning
comment - brief explanatory remark,criticism
console-comfort , esp in grief or disappointment.

Therefore answer: Lament=complain.

Divya said: (Sep 17, 2011)  
Similar word to stringent:.

Acrimonious, binding, brick-wall, by the book, by the numbers, compelling, confining, convincing, dead set on, demanding, draconian, drawing, dyed-in-the-wool, exacting, forceful, hard, hard-nosed, harsh, inflexible, iron-fisted, ironclad, picky, poignant, powerful, rigorous, rough, set, severe, stiff, strict, tough, unpermissive, valid.

Rajesh said: (Nov 6, 2011)  
Ya thats clear sowmya.

Ranjit Biswas said: (Jan 8, 2012)  
Its actually meaning repent.

Harish said: (Jul 7, 2012)  
Very nice sowmya!

Ramachandrarao said: (Aug 13, 2012)  
To feel or express great sadness or disappointment about something.

Joe said: (Aug 15, 2012)  
This is solved by elimination.

condone : is to excuse, forgive, forget etc.

comment: (self - explanatory)

console : is to try cheering someone.

so, lament - meaning to mourn, grieve deeply, bawl, howl etc suits best with complain

Al Harun said: (Nov 18, 2012)  
Please can anyone more explain about lament?

Jenni said: (Feb 11, 2013)  
Lament is when you start blabbering or speaking about your depressed feel to someone. Or it can be said as complaining your ill feel.

Sumansundar said: (Jul 4, 2013)  
Lament means : frequent speech or frequent shouting.

Naveen said: (Jul 18, 2013)  
What meant by console?

Izaz Raza said: (Aug 24, 2013)  
What is meant by complain simply?

Kishor Kunal said: (Oct 14, 2013)  
Lament - Passionate expression of grief.

Complain - express dissatisfaction, state of grievance concerning.

Comment - brief explanatory remark, criticism.

Condone - forgive/overlook.

Console - comfort, esp in grief or disappointment.

Therefore answer: Lament = complain.

Senthamizh said: (Nov 29, 2013)  
Any example of lament?

Vipin Bihari said: (Feb 20, 2014)  

1. Express passionate grief about.
"he was lamenting the death of his infant daughter".

2. Express regret or disappointment about something.
"she lamented the lack of shops in the town".

Pravarshi said: (Feb 21, 2014)  
Lament means cry(like at the death of person(so called mourn)).

Ramanji said: (Aug 28, 2014)  
LAMENT: means to express feelings of great sadness about something (or) to express annoyance or disappointment about something you think is unsatisfactory or unfair.

Answer: "Console" is the correct meaning of LAMENT.

Lucky said: (Sep 17, 2014)  
LAMENT: means to express feelings of great sadness about something.

Complain: to say that you are annoyed, not satisfied, or unhappy about something or someone.

How they can be synonyms?

Surya said: (Sep 22, 2014)  
Lament means expression of grief.

Reshma said: (Jan 11, 2015)  
LAMENT means regret strongly.

Ashlesha said: (Jul 22, 2015)  
Lament is to feel or express sorrow.

Bally said: (Jul 27, 2015)  
Both Lament and complain is a Expression.

Lament for sorrow.

Complain for pain or dissatisfaction.

Divya said: (Aug 10, 2015)  
Both lament and complain is a expression. Lament for sorrow. Complain for pain or dissatisfaction.

Anand said: (Oct 2, 2015)  
Answer should be console.

Pranav Sai said: (Apr 15, 2016)  
Lament :- To express sadness and feeling sorry for something.

Neha said: (Jul 6, 2016)  
How lament and console are related?

Vini said: (Sep 14, 2016)  
Console means to make happy when she/he is very sad or disappointed.

Lament means an expression of sadness.

Complaint means pain or illness, unhappy.

Sai Kiran said: (Aug 6, 2017)  
Hi, can anyone explain four words clearly?

Prachurjya Kaushik said: (Aug 15, 2017)  
Lament means group lame peoples.

Sugu said: (Oct 4, 2017)  
Can anyone tell the mean of moan.

Supriya said: (Apr 20, 2018)  
Console is the correct meaning of lament.

Auvijit said: (May 4, 2021)  
Complain is the correct answer.

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