verb (used with object)
to express distress or grief over; lament: to bemoan one's fate.
to regard with regret or disapproval.

before 1000; be- + moan; replacing bemene, Middle English bimenen, Old English bimǣnan (bi- be- + mǣnan to moan)

bemoaningly, adverb
unbemoaned, adjective Unabridged
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bemoan (bɪˈməʊn)
to grieve over (a loss, etc); mourn; lament (esp in the phrase bemoan one's fate)
[Old English bemǣnan; see be-, moan]

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Word Origin & History

O.E. bemænan "to bemoan, wail, lament;" see be- + moan.
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Example sentences
Literary critics bemoan her cardboard characters and tabloid style.
Many posts here bemoan the preparedness of undergrads.
Critics bemoan the emphasis on the way candidates look as a perverse product of
  media-oriented campaigns.
Some observers decry and bemoan the decline of traditional news venues.
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