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See definition of dolefully on Dictionary.com
  • as insadly
  • as insorrowfully

synonyms for dolefully

  • wistfully
  • cheerlessly
  • dejectedly
  • dismally
  • gloomily
  • grievously
  • joylessly
  • morosely
  • sorrowfully
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    How to use dolefully in a sentence

    "Our people have been wiped away," Running Crow cried, dolefully, as he rode his frightened pony into the camp.
    THREE SIOUX SCOUTSELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
    "My flute that cost me twenty-five pounds only a week since," he wailed dolefully.
    JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
    "This is a pretty go," said Harry Girdwood, dolefully, as he looked round him.
    JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
    Dolefully they wished that a sober Lancashire would come to Llanyglo; but—a Lancashire of some sort they must have.
    MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
    "Not while they have possession of the boys," Canfield declared, dolefully.
    THE CALL OF THE BEAVER PATROLV. T. SHERMAN
    They would have constituted a "terrace" if they could, but they had dolefully given it up.
    THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
    "I just wish she were," I agreed dolefully; and if Nora didn't get miffed because we said that!
    WE TENLYDA FARRINGTON KRAUS
    "Not slow and funny enough, maybe," Ramos answered dolefully.
    THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
    He rode slowly along down the path, as dolefully as ever man approached the graveyard.
    WILD WESTERN SCENESJOHN BEAUCHAMP JONES
    When they reached Roughgrove's house, they found Joe lying in the middle of the floor on his back, and groaning most dolefully.
    WILD WESTERN SCENESJOHN BEAUCHAMP JONES
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    WORDS RELATED TO DOLEFULLY

    • cheerlessly
    • dejectedly
    • dismally
    • dolefully
    • gloomily
    • grievously
    • joylessly
    • morosely
    • sorrowfully
    • wistfully
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