He bemoaned the drought but went on watering his lawn.
If you believe that everything is too highly priced and out of your budget, this is an example of when you might bemoan your lack of money.
To bemoan one's fate.
Origin of bemoan
- Middle English bimonen alteration (influenced by mone moan) of bimenen from Old English bemǣnan be- be- mǣnan to complain of mei-no- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition