Thesaurus / dolent

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By turns they were dolent, forsaken, languorous, and haughty.

L-basJ. K. Huysmans

Dole and dolent are doubtless the exact counterparts of dolore and dolente, so far as mere etymology can go.

But the dolent accents returned as he opened his proofs and read them.

BalzacFrederick Lawton

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

Pest on these dreary, dolent airs!Confound these funeral pomps and poses!

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