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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 Congregation: Mournful Congregation is a funeral doom metal band from Adelaide, South Australia , Australia which was founded in 1993, and has included ...
  • 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 ...
  • Mournful Unconcern: Mournful Unconcern. (Скорбное бесчувствие. translit. Skorbnoye beschuvstviye) is the third produced film by Alexander Sokurov , completed in ...

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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

  • Slain soldier's dogs look mournful at family home
    Cpl Nathan Cirillo pictured with one of the dogs. Credit: Facebook Read more on this news related to 'Mournful'
  • After Ottawa shooting, Canadian media weigh liberty and security
    Canadian columnists and editorial boards have weighed in on Wednesday’s fatal shooting in Ottawa, demanding answers from the government and offering condolences to a shocked and mournful public. Read more on this news related to 'Mournful'
  • Topeka Fire Department honors firefighters who died in line of duty
    A bugler pierced the air with the mournful sound of "Taps" Saturday afternoon, standing high atop a training tower at Topeka Fire Department headquarters,Below, a bagpiper then played "Amazing Grace" to end a ceremony the department holds annually to honor its firefighters who have died in the line of duty.Those seven firefighters represented t Read more on this news related to 'Mournful'

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