Definitions for dolefulˈdoʊl fəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. doleful, mournful(adj)

    filled with or evoking sadness

    "the child's doleful expression"; "stared with mournful eyes"; "mournful news"

Wiktionary

  1. doleful(Adjective)

    griefful, mournful, bringing feelings of sadness.

    The doleful peal of the bell indicated another funeral was being held.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Doleful(adj)

    full of dole or grief; expressing or exciting sorrow; sorrowful; sad; dismal

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of doleful in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of doleful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Shakespeare:

    When griping grief the heart doth wound, and doleful dumps the mind opresses, then music, with her silver sound, with speedy help doth lend redress.

  2. William Shakespeare:

    When griping grief the heart doth wound,
    and doleful dumps the mind opresses,
    then music, with her silver sound,
    with speedy help doth lend redress.

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