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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


  • Ministers, service chiefs pay solidarity visit to Jonathan
    The Presidential Villa, Abuja wore a mournful look in the early hours of Wednesday, the morning after President Goodluck Jonathan lost his re-election bid. A few workers who had already closed from work at the time the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, named Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) of the...  [Read More...] Read more on this news related to 'Mournful'
  • Ministers pay solidarity visit to Jonathan
    The Presidential Villa, Abuja wore a mournful look in the early hours of Wednesday, the morning after President Goodluck Jonathan lost his re-election bid. A few workers who had already closed from work as of the time the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, named Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) of the...  [Read More...] Read more on this news related to 'Mournful'
  • Workers, security operatives desert PDP head office
    The national headquarters of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party wore a mournful look on Tuesday following the defeat of its presidential candidate, President Goodluck Jonathan, by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari(retd.). Signs that the party was not favoured to win the elections had earlier emerged on Monday when most... Read more on this news related to 'Mournful'

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