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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Filled with or evoking sadness.

Usage examples (38)
  • He went on, not without misgivings, and as he drew near he heard the doleful sound of painful moans.
  • The child's doleful expression
  • "Ah," said his wife, shaking her head in a kind of doleful triumph,
  • POETS have oft 'declared, in doleful strain, for more
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