- 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.
lamented definition by Webster's New World
mourned for: usually said of someone dead
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- lamentedly adverb
lamented definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Mourned for: our late lamented president.
- la·mentˈed·ly adverb