Examples of doleful in a Sentence
The girl had a doleful look on her face.
You sounded so doleful about your future that night.
Recent Examples of doleful from the Web
Delicately woven with Amit Poznansky’s twinkly, doleful score, the film is fairly functional in style, but generally absorbing and admirably serious in intent.
A triptych of doleful drama, nerd-skewering comedy and electrifying thriller, its diverse elements hinge on the journey of Erik Magnusson (played by Ricky Mabe), an overburdened and prematurely world-weary twenty-something.
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DOLEFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of doleful for English Language Learners
: very sad
DOLEFUL Defined for Kids
Definition of doleful for Students
: very sad a doleful day
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