What does mournful mean?

Definitions for mournful
ˈmɔrn fəl, ˈmoʊrn-mourn·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mournful, plaintive(adj)

    expressing sorrow

  2. doleful, mournful(adj)

    filled with or evoking sadness

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

Wiktionary

  1. mournful(Adjective)

    Filled with grief or sadness; being in a state in which one mourns.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mournful(adj)

    full of sorrow; expressing, or intended to express, sorrow; mourning; grieving; sad; also, causing sorrow; saddening; grievous; as, a mournful person; mournful looks, tones, loss

How to pronounce mournful?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say mournful in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mournful in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mournful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of mournful in a Sentence

  1. The Residents "Duck Stab":Bach is Dead:

    Walking women want to see the southern cross at night And so they set aside a sock, and tie their laces tight Yes mournful is the melody that echoes in their heads Without a beat they march along, believing Bach is dead.

  2. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

    Tell me not, in mournful numbers,Life is but an empty dreamFor the soul is dead that slumbers,and things are not what they seem.Life is real Life is earnestAnd the grave is not its goalDust thou art to dust returnest,Was not spoken of the soul.

  3. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

    'Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! For the soul is dead that slumbers, and things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art; to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul.'

Images & Illustrations of mournful

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