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Threnody Definition & Examples from 601 Words

Published on May 23rd, 2022 | Last updated on May 23rd, 2022 by | Category: 601 Words You Need to Know Flashcards, English Vocabulary in Context | No Comments on Threnody Definition & Examples from 601 Words | 127 Views | Reading Time: 1 minute

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

Example

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

Source of example: https://en.wikipedia.org

Parts of speech

Adjective: threnodic

Adjective: threnodial

Noun: threnodist

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