dole·​some ˈdōl-səm How to pronounce dolesome (audio)

Examples of dolesome in a Sentence

the dolesome sound of a lone harmonica arising from the darkened encampment

Word History

First Known Use

1533, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dolesome was in 1533

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Cite this Entry

“Dolesome.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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