Mournful Mourn"ful, a. Full of sorrow; expressing, or intended to express, sorrow; mourning; grieving; sad; also, causing sorrow; saddening; grievous; as, a mournful person; mournful looks, tones, loss. -- {Mourn"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Mourn"ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Sorrowful; lugubrious; sad; doleful; heavy; afflictive; grievous; calamitous. [1913 Webster]

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