threnody [thren-uh-dee ]
The word of the day is ‘threnody.’
The word is a noun, i.e., it is the main subject of a sentence.
No, the word is a noun. Therefore, it does not have a past form.
2. Hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person.
3. A lament.
4. A threnode
1. Hindi – Thrainody
2. Spanish – Lamento
3. French – Mélopée
4. Mandarin – Bēigē
1. The subject of the threnody is a nymph of the name of Dido, whose identity can only be vaguely conjectured.
2. The most famous, as well as the most powerful and original of Bion’s poems remaining to us, is the threnody upon Adonis.
3. The Threnody, written after the death of a deeply loved child, is a beautiful and impressive lament.
4. The Finale is a threnody, one of overpowering grief, the motto of which might be “vanity of vanities, all is vanity.”
5. I never hated any piece of music as I came to hate that threnody of treason.
Some synonyms of today’s word are:
dirge, elegy, poem, requiem, lament, funeral song/chant, burial hymn, dead march, keen, plaint, knell, coronach, monody, epicedium, jeremiad, mourning etc.
hymn, carouse, celebration, exult, gloat, revel, wallow
The dear life shall go not into its decline but shall stay persistent. This threnody is a sign of a scar. Life retires to last not in scar but in happiness.Anonymous
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