AskDefine | Define mournful

Dictionary Definition

mournful adj
1 expressing sorrow [syn: plaintive]
2 filled with or evoking sadness; "the child's doleful expression"; "stared with mournful eyes"; "mournful news" [syn: doleful]

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  1. filled with grief or sadness; being in a state in which one mourns

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