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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 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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* 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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