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The plaintiveness of his surrender is both funny and mournful.
It was mournful but not quite mourning, shocking but familiar.
Felipe watched over her as a lover might; her great mournful eyes followed his every motion.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
A red moon hung above the mournful hills, and the stars shone in their myriads.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
A cold and mournful wind blew down the street, ruffling the darkened river.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
They jeered and sounded mournful notes without promise, devoid even of hope.
Half an hour later the island was silent as the grave, but for the mournful voices of the wind as it sighed up from the sea.
I hear a whip-poor-will away off somewhere in the distance, and it's too mournful a sound for my mood.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
Thebes was a single, enormous tomb; his past lay buried there; from the solemn, mournful, desolate hills he had escaped.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Beneath this melodrama, the circumstances are recounted at great length, and some halting verses conclude the mournful narration.

WORDS RELATED TO MOURNFUL

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sine dieadverb | [sahy-nee -dahy-ee, sin-ey-dee-ey; Latin si-ne -dee-e ]SEE DEFINITION