dolefulness


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dole·ful

 (dōl′fəl)
adj.
1. Filled with or expressing grief; mournful. See Synonyms at sad.
2. Causing grief: a doleful loss.

dole′ful·ly adv.
dole′ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dolefulness - sadness caused by grief or affliction
sadness, unhappiness - emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being

dolefulness

noun
Translations
حُزْن، كَآبَه
smutek
sorgfuldhedsørgmodighed
dapurleiki
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doleful

(ˈdoulful) adjective
sorrowful. a doleful expression.
ˈdolefully adverb
ˈdolefulness noun
References in classic literature ?
the younger lady declared, shaking her head with a dolefulness that was neither jocular not affected.
From the honeyed heartache of The Answer to the self-deprecating dolefulness of My Role as Professional Singer and Ham, Eitzel's status as Pope of Mope in the wake of Leonard Cohen's passing seems assured.
As a negative and subjective emotion, loneliness typically manifests as spiritual emptiness, often accompanied by unhealthy emotions, such as dolefulness, helplessness, and depression, and, thus, significantly affects mental health.