- The definition of lamented is someone who is dead and who has been mourned for.
When your father died and you were mourning for him, this is an example of a time when he was lamented.
mourned for: usually said of someone dead
Mourned for: our late lamented president.
- Simple past tense and past participle of lament.
(comparative more lamented, superlative most lamented)
- mourned for, or grieved for