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dolefuladjective

 us   /ˈdoʊl·fəl/
very ​sad: a doleful ​expression/​look
(Definition of doleful from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “doleful”
in Spanish triste…
in Vietnamese đau buồn…
in Malaysian muram…
in Thai เสียใจมาก…
in French triste…
in German traurig…
in Chinese (Simplified) 悲伤的,哀伤的…
in Turkish sıkıntılı, üzüntülü, kederli…
in Russian скорбный…
in Indonesian sedih…
in Chinese (Traditional) 悲傷的,哀傷的…
in Polish żałosny, smętny…
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