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Definition 1: vocally expressing grief or sorrow or resembling such expression - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where wailful or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • lamenting sinners
  • wailing mourners
  • the wailing wind
  • wailful bagpipes
  • tangle her desires with wailful sonnets

Synonyms for wailful in the sense of this definition

(wailful is similar to ...) experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss

"sorrowful widows" "a sorrowful tale of death and despair" "sorrowful news" "even in laughter the heart is sorrowful"

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