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Mournful Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • filled with or evoking sadness; "the child''s doleful expression"; "stared with mournful eyes"; "mournful news"
  • expressing sorrow

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Mournful'

  • Mournful Cries: Mournful Cries is the fourth studio album by the American doom metal band Saint Vitus, released in 1988. This was the band's last release on SST Records
  • Mournful Congregation: Mournful Congregation is a funeral doom metal band from Adelaide, South Australia, Australia which was founded in 1993, and has included members of Chalice
  • Mournful Unconcern: Mournful Unconcern (Russian: Скорбное бесчувствие, translit. Skorbnoye beschuvstviye) is the third produced film by Alexander Sokurov, completed in 1983

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'Mournful' example sentence in quotations

* 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

  • Killer last man to be hanged in SA
    THE mournful wailing of a siren from the old Adelaide Gaol signalled the final breath of the last person executed by the state of South Australia. Read more on this news related to 'Mournful'
  • Raucous party follows somber recollections at Berlin Wall
    A day that began in mournful contemplation ended in a raucous street party for hundreds of thousands as Germany marked the 25th anniversary of the collapse of the Berlin Wall. Read more on this news related to 'Mournful'
  • The Fado Sounds Of Ana Moura At Jorgensen
    It's no surprise that Ana Moura embraced fado while growing up in Northern Portugal. Fado, the mournful folk music of the Portuguese, which dates back more than 200 years, is ubiquitous throughout Moura's country. Read more on this news related to 'Mournful'

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