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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Sadness caused by grief or affliction.

Usage examples (32)
  • Adjective : a doleful look on her face
  • The howling continued for a long while, filling the air of that sombre night with a new kind of dolefulness and horror.
  • Sébalt sat with legs across, and his elbow resting on his knee, gazing into the fire with unspeakable dolefulness.
  • A life-size dummy stood in one corner of the room, the expression on its face being almost human in its dolefulness. for more
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