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synonyms for mournfully

  • acutely
  • genuinely
  • intensely
  • passionately
  • profoundly
  • sadly
  • seriously
  • severely
  • surely
  • thoroughly
  • affectingly
  • distressingly
  • feelingly
  • gravely
  • movingly
  • to the quick
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antonyms for mournfully

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  • lightly
  • incompletely
  • little
  • slightly
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How to use mournfully in a sentence

At this the animals stared mournfully at him for a moment, and then rose up and walked gravely away.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Michael was writing a letter; the clerk was standing mournfully at his side.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Aristide looked mournfully over the rain-swept common through the leaded panes, and speculated on the enigma of woman.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
As if to deepen the effect of the weird stage setting, Nature contrived that all the winds which blew here should blow mournfully.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
In the dark branches of the trees the wind whistled mournfully, and the scudding clouds were precursory of rain.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
The other chambers, having fireplaces, I decided needed no further heat, though the plumber was mournfully skeptical.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
The bird sang in such a sorrowful voice, and fluttered its golden wings so mournfully, that Hulda wept.
WONDER-BOX TALESJEAN INGELOW
Alick turned his eyes away from the girl's face, and looked mournfully out onto the autumn woods.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCEVARIOUS
He remained for some time without moving, in the heat of the sun, gazing mournfully at the Mediterranean.
MAUPASSANT ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES (180), COMPLETEGUY DE MAUPASSANT
But my opponent did not utter a single sound, and only, as before, mournfully and submissively nodded his head up and down.
DREAM TALES AND PROSE POEMSIVAN TURGENEV
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WORDS RELATED TO MOURNFULLY

  • acutely
  • affectingly
  • distressingly
  • feelingly
  • genuinely
  • gravely
  • intensely
  • mournfully
  • movingly
  • passionately
  • profoundly
  • sadly
  • seriously
  • severely
  • surely
  • thoroughly
  • to the quick
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.