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mournful

mourn·ful

mournful

 
pronunciation:
morn fl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: extremely sad; sorrowful.
The mournful faces of the children were hard to bear.She gave him a mournful look that meant that she'd given up all hope.
synonyms:
despondent, doleful, gloomy, lugubrious, sorrowful, woebegone, woeful
antonyms:
cheerful
similar words:
blue, broken-hearted, cheerless, dejected, depressed, disconsolate, dismal, downcast, funereal, grievous, heavy, miserable, morose, plaintive, sad, tragic, unhappy, wretched
definition 2: arousing feelings of sadness; depressing; gloomy.
the mournful sound of a foghorn
synonyms:
depressing, doleful, gloomy, lugubrious, sad, woeful
antonyms:
cheerful
similar words:
cheerless, desolate, disconsolate, distressing, forlorn, grievous, melancholy, pathetic, pitiable, somber, tragic, unhappy
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derivations: mournfully (adv.), mournfulness (n.)
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