What does plaintive mean?

Definitions for plaintive
ˈpleɪn tɪvplain·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mournful, plaintive(adj)

    expressing sorrow

Wiktionary

  1. plaintive(Adjective)

    Sorrowful, mournful or melancholic.

  2. Origin: From plaintif, from plainte; see plaint.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Plaintive(noun)

    repining; complaining; lamenting

  2. Plaintive(noun)

    expressive of sorrow or melancholy; mournful; sad

  3. Origin: [F. plaintif. See Plaintiff, n.]

How to pronounce plaintive?

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How to say plaintive in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of plaintive in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of plaintive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Images & Illustrations of plaintive

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