Definitions for dolefulˈdoʊl fəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dole•fulˈdoʊl fəl(adj.)

  1. sorrowful; mournful.

Origin of doleful:

1225–75

dole′ful•ness(n.)

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


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

doleful(adjective)

sorrowful

a doleful expression.

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