Dolesome
Dolesome Dole"some, a. Doleful; dismal; gloomy; sorrowful. -- {Dole"some*ly}, adv. -- {Dole"some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • dolesome — adjective Date: 1533 doleful …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dolesome — /dohl seuhm/, adj. Literary. doleful. [1525 35; DOLE2 + SOME1] * * * …   Universalium

  • dolesome — a. Dismal, gloomy, cheerless, dark, dolorous. See doleful …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • dolesome — dole·some …   English syllables

  • dolesome — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dolesomely — Dolesome Dole some, a. Doleful; dismal; gloomy; sorrowful. {Dole some*ly}, adv. {Dole some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dolesomeness — Dolesome Dole some, a. Doleful; dismal; gloomy; sorrowful. {Dole some*ly}, adv. {Dole some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dejection — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Dejection >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 dejection dejection Sgm: N 1 dejectedness dejectedness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 depression depression prosternation| Sgm: N 1 lowness of spirits lowness of spirits depression of… …   English dictionary for students

  • dolorous — a. 1. Dismal, gloomy, cheerless, dark, dolesome. 2. Sorrowful, sad, piteous, rueful, woful, lugubrious, mournful, doleful, dolesome …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • doleful — a. 1. Sorrowful, rueful, woful, piteous, melancholy, jugubrious, sad. 2. Dismal, gloomy, cheerless, dark, dolorous, dolesome …   New dictionary of synonyms

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