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English definition of “soulful”

soulful

adjective uk   /ˈsəʊl.fəl/ us    /ˈsoʊl-/

soulful adjective (DEEP FEELINGS)

expressing deep feelings, often sadness: a soulful performance/ballad The dog looked at me with its big, soulful, brown eyes.

soulful adjective (BLACK CULTURE)

US having a deep understanding of and proud of black culture
soulfully
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
soulfulness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
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