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  • as inmournful
  • as insorrowful
  • as indoleful
  • as indolorous

synonyms for dolent

  • anguished
  • forlorn
  • sad
  • bereft
  • cheerless
  • depressed
  • disconsolate
  • distressing
  • doleful
  • full of sorrow
  • grief-stricken
  • grieving
  • grievous
  • heartbroken
  • in mourning
  • in pain
  • in sorrow
  • lamentable
  • pitiful
  • sombre
  • woeful
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antonyms for dolent

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  • cheerful
  • happy
  • joyful
  • happy
  • delighted
  • glad
  • joyful
  • cheerful
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How to use dolent in a sentence

On a day in the dark, uncharted past of Brittany a fierce battle was fought in the Champ Dolent.
LEGENDS & ROMANCES OF BRITTANYLEWIS SPENCE
Si d'aventure aucû chevalier non hardy ou paresseux te possède après ma mort j'en seray grandement dolent.
BARN AND THE PYRENEESLOUISA STUART COSTELLO
Dole and dolent are doubtless the exact counterparts of dolore and dolente, so far as mere etymology can go.
THE UNSEEN WORLD AND OTHER ESSAYSJOHN FISKE
Pest on these dreary, dolent airs!Confound these funeral pomps and poses!
THE IDLER MAGAZINE, VOLUME III., JULY 1893VARIOUS
When the sailors heard this they were very dolent, but there was naught that they might do.
FRENCH MEDIAEVAL ROMANCES FROM THE LAYS OF MARIE DE FRANCEMARIE DE FRANCE
The menhir du Champ Dolent sinks an inch every hundred years.
ROUGH STONE MONUMENTS AND THEIR BUILDERST. ERIC PEET
She regarded him with her smoky eyes, in which he now saw that dolent, almost dolorous expression which had captivated him.
L-BASJ. K. HUYSMANS
Our past need not be in a graveyard, and one agrees with Jean Dolent that man is surely matter, but that his soul is his own work.
EGOISTSJAMES HUNEKER
Very dolent was he and sorely troubled that so young a knight should be esteemed above his fathers.
FRENCH MEDIAEVAL ROMANCES FROM THE LAYS OF MARIE DE FRANCEMARIE DE FRANCE
Towards this forest Graelent rode, deep in heavy thought, and very dolent.
FRENCH MEDIAEVAL ROMANCES FROM THE LAYS OF MARIE DE FRANCEMARIE DE FRANCE
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