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doleful

adjective

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2 feeling unhappiness
  • the visibly doleful players, heartbroken about their loss

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The first known use of doleful was in the 13th century

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“Doleful.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/doleful. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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