Thesaurus / mournfulness

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There is a mournfulness in the interview between the hero and his mother which is deeply interesting.

Whence springs this well of mournfulness profound, Unfathomable to plummet cast by man?

When, in other respects, silence had again fallen upon the town, the mournfulness of that ringing became intolerable.

But Rupert did not sympathize with this mournfulness; when three ladies were present, conversation should be light, poetical.

Jupiter LightsConstance Fenimore Woolson

After a little the other came and all the mournfulness went out of the tone.

Old Plymouth TrailsWinthrop Packard

Don't preach woe, punishment, and all mournfulness to the people all the time.

The Young Man and the WorldAlbert J. Beveridge

Her still, upward gaze had a patient, mournfulness which troubled him like a suggestion of an inconceivable depth.

VictoryJoseph Conrad

That whole procession was tinged with mournfulness in Richard Norton's eyes for that little leopard's sake.

But with the most sorrowful, time moves on, and even grief cannot retain one phase of mournfulness for ever.

A Noble WomanAnn S. Stephens

A sad and desolate place it was, a gloomy, sorrowful place that gave me a strange sensation of mournfulness and even dread.

Bleak HouseCharles Dickens

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