Thesaurus: synonyms and related words
Examples from literature
- Everything connected with death was then rendered inexpressibly dolorous.
- He could see, foreshortened, the tear-stained, dolorous face of the woman stretched out, and with her head thrown over the back of the seat.
- I asked him how many intrigues he has had, and he replied, with a dolorous face, only half a dozen yet.
- She always speaks with a wailing, dolorous voice—you are nervously expecting her to burst into tears every moment.
- The officer tranquilly watched this dolorous struggle.