Synonyms for (adjective) wailful

Synonyms: lamenting, wailful, wailing

Definition: vocally expressing grief or sorrow or resembling such expression

Usage: lamenting sinners; wailing mourners; the wailing wind; wailful bagpipes; tangle her desires with wailful sonnets- Shakespeare

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