mournful definition

  • adjective:
    • experiencing or expressing sadness or grief; sorrowful.
    • Causing or recommending despair or melancholy: the mournful sound of a train whistle.
    • full of grief or despair; becoming in circumstances in which one mourns.
    • packed with sadness; articulating, or intended to show, sadness; mourning; grieving; sad; in addition, causing sorrow; saddening; grievous
    • full of or evoking despair
    • revealing sadness
  • others:
    • Sorrowful; oppressed with grief.
    • Denoting or articulating mourning or sadness; exhibiting the appearance of grief: as, mournful songs; a mournful aspect.
    • Causing sorrow; deplorable; doleful: since, a mournful demise.

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