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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


  • San Andreas trailer shows off the Big One, the Rock
    The trailer for action/disaster flick San Andreas has just dropped, and, like any great action/disaster trailer, it's full of mournful music, a CGI city falling apart spectacularly and a scientist giving a dire warning. What makes this one special is that it stars Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, action star extraordinaire. This movie looks like a big dumb Read more on this news related to 'Mournful'
  • Kit Harington: "Curse" of 'Game of Thrones' Is "Lifetime of Having to Talk About It"
    Jon Snow also reveals he's actually a happy fun-loving kind of guy despite his mournful face Read more on this news related to 'Mournful'
  • Stricker's Semi-Retirement Could See Big Change
    Steve Stricker endures a tough, mournful year and now finds himself at a crossroads Read more on this news related to 'Mournful'

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