tristful


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trist·ful

 (trĭst′fəl)
adj.
Sorrowful; gloomy.

[Middle English : triste, sad; see triste + -ful, -ful.]

trist′ful·ly adv.
trist′ful·ness n.

trist•ful

(ˈtrɪst fəl)

adj.
full of sadness; sorrowful.
[1485–95; obsolete trist sad, gloomy (< Old French triste < Latin tristis) + -ful]
trist′ful•ly, adv.

tristful

- Means "full of melancholy or sadness."
See also related terms for melancholy.
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I drive home from the gun show under the heatless midwinter sun singing along with the car radio to the touched Scott Walker's tristful "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore.