What is the meaning of doleful?

adjective

  • Filled with or evoking sadness.
    • usage: "the child's doleful expression"; "stared with mournful eyes"; "mournful news"
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APAWordNet. (2010). doleful. Retrieved September 24, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/doleful/definitions/1172763
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "doleful" http://smartdefine.org/doleful/definitions/1172763 (accessed September 24, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, doleful, Smart Define, viewed 24 September, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/doleful/definitions/1172763>.
MLAWordNet. "doleful" 23 October 2010. Web. 24 September 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/doleful/definitions/1172763>
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