Doleful

Dole"ful

(?), a. Full of dole or grief; expressing or exciting sorrow; sorrowful; sad; dismal.
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With screwed face and doleful whine.
South.
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Regions of sorrow, doleful shades.
Milton.

Syn. -- Piteous; rueful; sorrowful; woeful; melancholy; sad gloomy; dismal; dolorous; woe-begone.

-- Dole"ful*ly, adv. -- Dole"ful*ness, n.
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