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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dolefully, sorrowfullyadverb

    with sadness; in a sorrowful manner

    "his mother looked at him dolefully when he told her he had joined the Army"


  1. dolefullyadverb

    In a doleful manner

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Dolefullyadverb

    In a doleful manner; sorrowfully; dismally; querulously.

    Etymology: from doleful.


  1. dolefully

    Dolefully refers to expressing sorrow or melancholy; in a way that exhibits sadness or grief. It's often used to describe someone's actions, behavior, or mood.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dolefully in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dolefully in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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