What does doleful mean?

Definitions for doleful
ˈdoʊl fəldole·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. doleful, mournfuladjective

    filled with or evoking sadness

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

Wiktionary

  1. dolefuladjective

    griefful, mournful, bringing feelings of sadness.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dolefuladjective

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

Editors Contribution

  1. Doleful

    悲しみに沈んだ in Japanese. What comes up for Japanese on this website is opposite of real meaning.

    Submitted by anonymous on June 16, 2019  

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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

Examples of doleful in a Sentence

  1. William Shakespeare:

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

Images & Illustrations of doleful

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