wailful

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adjective wail·ful \ˈwāl-fəl\

Definition of wailful

  1. 1 :  uttering a sound suggestive of wailing

  2. 2 :  expressing grief or pain :  sorrowful, mournful a wailful cry

wailfully

play \ˈwāl-fə-lē\ adverb

1544

First Known Use of wailful

1544

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