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lament

a poem or song in which a death is lamented
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And this is precisely what the recent work On the Labour of Missing I The Wreck of Hope (2011) (5) grapples with as it gives form and substance to the negative, which is generally seen as merely the notional absence of presence: to make of the negative an experience in itself that is not lamentingly compared with a lost substantive positive is what this recent work tries to do.
"After the inter-school tournament in Karachi, the winning team does not go places when it should," he says, lamentingly. There is little progression for students who want to make a career in football.
My colleague lamentingly summed it up thus: "Theory is bad, political thought in art is wrong, activism is jejune, the free market is good, individualism is great, the amoral artist is genius."