Examples of doleful in a sentence
The girl had a doleful look on her face.
You sounded so doleful about your future that night.
Origin and Etymology of doleful
First Known Use: 13th century
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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