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Mournful Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • 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 Unconcern: Mournful Unconcern (Russian: Скорбное бесчувствие, translit. Skorbnoye beschuvstviye) is the third produced film by Alexander Sokurov, completed in 1983
  • 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

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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


  • From writer to ABA owner: My improbable saga with the Vermont Frost Heaves
    The author, a longtime SI writer, looked at the revived American Basketball Association and thought, fatefully, Even I could be an owner. The rest is history (with a moose mascot): The crazy, joyful, mournful tale of the Vermont Frost Heaves Read more on this news related to 'Mournful'
  • Hundreds mourn four boys killed in Manitoba farmhouse fire last week
    Close to 1,000 mourners packed a Mennonite church Wednesday to pay respects to four young brothers killed in a house fire in southern Manitoba. The service in Winkler was simple, mournful, but also tinged with hope that the surviving family members can begin to rebuild their lives with an outpouring of public support, said the reeve of the rural area. "It was Read more on this news related to 'Mournful'
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    Poignant, epic, mournful. Telltale is without peer in terms of emotionally impactful storytelling. Telltale's nuanced characters are the reason that, as the Forresters mourn their lost lords, you feel right there, standing alongside them. Read more on this news related to 'Mournful'

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