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Mournful Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    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]
Mournful Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Mournful \Mourn"ful\, a. Full of sorrow; expressing, or intended to express, sorrow; mourning; grieving; sad; also, causing sorrow; saddening; grievous; as, a mournful person; mournful looks, tones, loss. -- Mourn"ful*ly, adv. -- Mourn"ful*ness, n. Syn: Sorrowful; lugubrious; sad; doleful; heavy; afflictive; grievous; calamitous.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Mournful'

  • Mournful Congregation: Mournful Congregation is a funeral doom metal band from Loxton, South Australia , Australia which was founded in 1993, and has included ...
  • Mournful Cries: Mournful Cries is the fourth album by the American doom metal band Saint Vitus , which was released in 1988. This was the band's last ...
  • The Dawning of Mournful Hymns: The Dawning of Mournful Hymns is a compilation album by Mournful Congregation , consisting of most of their recordings prior to 2002. ...

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'Mournful' in famous quotation sentence

* Tell me not, in mournful numbers,Life is but an empty dreamFor the soul is dead that slumbers,and things are not what they seem.Life is real Life is earnestAnd the grave is not its goalDust thou art to dust returnest,Was not spoken of the soul. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Mournful Sample Sentences in News

  • Germany opens national memorial to Nazis' disabled victims
    To the mournful strains of a single cello and tearful remembrances by family members, Germany on Tuesday inaugurated a national memorial to the 300,000 ill and disabled people systematically murdered by the Nazis. The site next to the Tiergarten park is the fourth and likely final major memorial in Berlin's city centre to groups targeted in the Holocaust, foll Read more on this news related to 'Mournful'
  • Ferguson Gathers to Say Farewell to Michael Brown
    Lively but mournful service was held at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St Louis on Monday Read more on this news related to 'Mournful'
  • Mournful day at KLIA
    The urn containing the former’s ashes was also draped in the Netherlands flag, while Loh’s urn was draped in Jalur Gemilang. Royal Malaysian Air Force EC725 helicopters flew their remains and that of MH17 first officer Muhd Firdaus Abdul Rahim to Penang and Teluk Intan, respectively. MH17 pilots Captain Wan Amran Wan Hussin’s casket and Captain Eugene Choo J Read more on this news related to 'Mournful'

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