Word of the Day: LAMENTATIOUS

ETYMOLOGY
– from French lamentation or from Latin lāmentātiōnem
from lāmentārī to lament

EXAMPLE
“…Truelie me thinketh that the soune of my lamentacious wepyng is right now flowe into youre presence…”

From: The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer;
Compared with the Former Editions, 1721
Usk’s Testament of Love

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