Synonyms for mournful

Synonyms for (adj) 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

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