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Synonyms for mournful

Synonyms for (adjective) mournful

Synonyms: mournful, doleful Definition: filled with or evoking sadness Usage: the child's doleful expression; stared with mournful eyes; mournful news

Similar words: sad Definition: experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness Usage: feeling sad because his dog had died; Better by far that you should forget and smile / Than that you should remember and be sad- Christina Rossetti

Synonyms: plaintive, mournful Definition: expressing sorrow

Similar words: sorrowful Definition: experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss Usage: sorrowful widows; a sorrowful tale of death and despair; sorrowful news; even in laughter the heart is sorrowful- Proverbs 14:13