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English definition of “doleful”


adjective     /ˈdəʊl.fəl/ US  /ˈdoʊl-/
very sad: a doleful expressionFeeling sad and unhappy dolefully     /-i/ adverb Feeling sad and unhappy
(Definition of doleful adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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