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English definition of “mournful”


adjective     /ˈmɔːn.fəl/ US  /ˈmɔːrn-/
very sad: a mournful expression mournful musicFeeling sad and unhappy mournfully     /-i/ US  /ˈmɔːrn-/ adverb Feeling sad and unhappy mournfulness     /-nəs/ US  /ˈmɔːrn-/ noun [U] Sadness and regretRemembering people who have died
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