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wailful

[weyl-fuhl]
adjective
mournful; plaintive.

Origin:
1535–45; wail + -ful

wailfully, adverb
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wailful

adjective
vocally expressing grief or sorrow or resembling such expression; "lamenting sinners"; "wailing mourners"; "the wailing wind"; "wailful bagpipes"; "tangle her desires with wailful sonnets"- Shakespeare [syn: lamenting
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