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mournful

adjective uk   /ˈmɔːn.fəl/  us   /ˈmɔːrn-/
very sad: a mournful expression mournful music
mournfully
adverb uk   /-i/  us   /ˈmɔːrn-/
He gazed mournfully out the window.
mournfulness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/  us   /ˈmɔːrn-/
Translations of “mournful”
in Chinese (Traditional) 憂傷的, 悲痛的, 悽楚的…
in Russian скорбный…
in Turkish kederli, yaslı, acılı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 忧伤的, 悲痛的, 凄楚的…
in Polish ponury…
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