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synonyms for mournfulness

  • anguish
  • bitterness
  • blues
  • catatonia
  • chagrin
  • cheerlessness
  • dejection
  • depression
  • desolation
  • despair
  • despondence
  • despondency
  • disconsolateness
  • discouragement
  • distress
  • doldrums
  • dolefulness
  • dolor
  • downheartedness
  • dullness
  • dumps
  • dysphoria
  • foreboding
  • funk
  • glumness
  • grief
  • heaviness
  • horror
  • malaise
  • melancholy
  • misery
  • misgiving
  • mope
  • morbidity
  • mourning
  • oppression
  • pensiveness
  • pessimism
  • sadness
  • sorrow
  • unhappiness
  • vexation
  • weariness
  • woe
  • blue devils
  • blue funk
  • dismals
  • heavy-heartedness
  • low spirits
  • saturninity
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antonyms for mournfulness

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  • advantage
  • benefit
  • cheer
  • cheerfulness
  • comfort
  • confidence
  • contentment
  • delight
  • encouragement
  • gladness
  • happiness
  • hopefulness
  • joy
  • joyfulness
  • miracle
  • pleasure
  • trust
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How to use mournfulness in a sentence

“I have never been married,” he said, with an indefinable mournfulness in his flexible tones.
MYSTERIOUS MR. SABINE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
"Forget the 'Mr. Sherwood,' or you'll make me feel not at home in my own house," he begged with humorous mournfulness.
CHILDREN OF THE WHIRLWINDLEROY SCOTT
And, oh, the flatness and mournfulness of those chill wastes of snow outside the city!
MEMOIRS OF AN AMERICAN PRIMA DONNACLARA LOUISE KELLOGG
I pictured myself being found dead in bed, having been extinct for hours and hours, and the mournfulness of it broke me all up.
BIZARRELAWTON MACKALL
"As if he cared," she says, with infinite mournfulness, yet obeying his hint all the same.
GUY KENMORE'S WIFE AND THE ROSE AND THE LILYMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
The mournfulness with which this was uttered seemed genuine.
THE MYSTERY OF THE HASTY ARROWANNA KATHARINE GREEN
The mournfulness of the gaunt, weird scene which the fire has left is peculiarly striking and depressing.
AUSTRALIAN PICTURESHOWARD WILLOUGHBY
But Rupert did not sympathize with this mournfulness; when three ladies were present, conversation should be light, poetical.
JUPITER LIGHTSCONSTANCE FENIMORE WOOLSON
A sad and desolate place it was; a gloomy, sorrowful place, that gave me a strange sensation of mournfulness and even dread.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. XXVII, AUGUST 1852, VOL. VVARIOUS
But with the most sorrowful, time moves on, and even grief cannot retain one phase of mournfulness for ever.
A NOBLE WOMANANN S. STEPHENS
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WORDS RELATED TO MOURNFULNESS

  • dejections
  • despondency
  • doldrums
  • dumps
  • gloom
  • gloominess
  • glumness
  • heavy hearts
  • low spirits
  • melancholies
  • moodiness
  • mournfulness
  • sadness
  • the dismals
  • the mopes
  • unhappiness
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