Definitions for wailfulˈweɪl fəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wail•fulˈweɪl fəl(adj.)

  1. mournful; plaintive.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lamenting, wailing, wailful(adj)

    vocally expressing grief or sorrow or resembling such expression

    "lamenting sinners"; "wailing mourners"; "the wailing wind"; "wailful bagpipes"; "tangle her desires with wailful sonnets"- Shakespeare


  1. wailful(Adjective)

    Sorrowful; mournful.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wailful(adj)

    sorrowful; mournful


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