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Doleful

Pronunciation of Doleful
/dˈə͡ʊlfə͡l/, /dˈə‍ʊlfə‍l/, /d_ˈəʊ_l_f_əl/

Antonyms for doleful:

satisfied, glad, happy, elated, joyous, joyful, pleasant, gleeful.

Synonyms for doleful:

Sense 2

regrettable, sorrowful, lugubrious, grievous, lamentable.

Sense 3

woebegone, rueful, woeful, deplorable.

Sense 4

dolorous.

melancholy

heartbroken.

Other synonyms and related words:

weeping, lamentable, dolorous, despondent, miserable, cast down, down in the mouth, funeral, wretched, low, blue, droopy, mournful, regretful, glum, down, downcast, woebegone, piteous, gloomy, low-spirited, anguished, heavyhearted, inconsolable, Bewailing, rueful, lugubrious, plangent, sorrowful, depressed, regrettable, bitter, melancholic, woeful, aching, dejected, unhappy, forlorn, melancholy, deplorable, heartsick, agonized, dismal, heartbroken, plaintive, disconsolate, Deploring, brokenhearted, Dolesome, grieving, joyless, downhearted, Saddened, grievous, sorry, crestfallen, heartsore.

all (adjective)

mournful.

black (adjective)

gloomy.

dark (adjective)

joyless.

dejected (adjective)

heavyhearted, droopy, miserable, disconsolate, low, wretched, despondent, cast down, low-spirited, glum.

depressed (adjective)

despondent.

disconsolate (adjective)

heartbroken, blue, inconsolable, bad.

dismal (adjective)

unhappy.

doleful (adjective)

sorrowful, sad, downhearted, depressed, cast down, mournful, rueful, plaintive, down, forlorn, melancholy, piteous, dismal, dolorous, lamentable, gloomy, down in the mouth, woebegone, lugubrious, grieving, dejected, wretched, woeful, crestfallen, downcast.

dolorous (adjective)

regrettable, grievous, Dolesome, deplorable.

downcast (adjective)

heartsick.

woebegone (adjective)

woebegone.

Sense 5 (noun)

lamentable, grievous, regrettable, deplorable.

doleful (noun)

mournful, sad.

sad (noun)

sorrowful, wretched.

depressing (verb)

dismal.

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