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Threnody Definition & Examples from 601 Words

Threnody definition and examples from the book, 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam in real and authentic context for advanced ESL learners. Practice reading and listening comprehension with the word, threnody.

/ˈθrɛnədi/ (noun)

Threnody definition

a special song, poem or speech of lament for those who have recently passed away, requiem, dirge, elegy, monody


A threnody is a wailing ode, song, hymn or poem of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person.

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Parts of speech

Adjective: threnodic

Adjective: threnodial

Noun: threnodist

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