What does doleful mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term doleful:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. doleful, mournful(adj)

    filled with or evoking sadness

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

Wiktionary

  1. doleful(Adjective)

    griefful, mournful, bringing feelings of sadness.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Doleful(adj)

    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.

How to pronounce doleful?

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

How to say doleful in sign language?

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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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