Mournful definitions

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The definition of mournful is feeling or expressing sorrow, grief or depression.

When you are feeling sad and sorrowful, this is an example of a time when you are mournful.

An expression of sadness and sorrow is an example of a mournful expression.

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Feeling or expressing sorrow or grief; sorrowful.
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Causing or suggesting sadness or melancholy.

The mournful sound of a train whistle.

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Of or characterized by mourning; feeling or expressing grief or sorrow.
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Causing sorrow or depression; melancholy.
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Having a sound, appearance, etc. that suggests sadness.
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Filled with grief or sadness; being in a state in which one mourns.
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Fit to inspire mourning; tragic.
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Origin of mournful

mourn +"Ž -ful