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plaintive

adjective

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The first known use of plaintive was circa 1570

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“Plaintive.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/plaintive. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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