Meaning of “mournful” in the English Dictionary

"mournful" in British English

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mournfuladjective

uk /ˈmɔːn.fəl/ us /ˈmɔːrn.fəl/
mournfully
adverb uk /ˈmɔːn.fəl.i/ us /ˈmɔːrn.fəl.i/

He gazed mournfully out the window.
mournfulness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈmɔːn.fəl.nəs/ us /ˈmɔːrn.fəl.nəs/

(Definition of “mournful” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)