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Meaning of “mournful” - Learner’s Dictionary

mournful

adjective     /ˈmɔːnfəl/
very sad: a mournful voice Feeling sad and unhappy
mournfully adverb
Translations of “mournful”
in Chinese (Traditional) 憂傷的, 悲痛的, 悽楚的…
in Russian скорбный…
in Turkish kederli, yaslı, acılı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 忧伤的, 悲痛的, 凄楚的…
in Polish ponury…
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