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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Filled with or evoking sadness; Expressing sorrow.

Usage examples (31)
  • Profoundly discouraged, we ride on after this in mournful silence.
  • This is a poem describing in mournful fashion the destruction of Jerusalem by the Babylonians.
  • She sat up, without attempting to read, write, or employ herself, patrolling her chamber in mournful rumination.
  • They describe in mournful tones the image of the lonely CEO sitting in his office late at night filling out government forms. for more
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