wailfully
adverb see wailful

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wailfully — See wailful. * * * …   Universalium

  • wailfully — adv. lamentingly, mournfully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wailfully — wail·ful·ly …   English syllables

  • wailfully — adverb see wailful …   Useful english dictionary

  • wailful — wailfully, adv. /wayl feuhl/, adj. mournful; plaintive. [1535 45; WAIL + FUL] * * * …   Universalium

  • wailful — adjective Date: 1544 1. uttering a sound suggestive of wailing 2. expressing grief or pain ; sorrowful, mournful < a wailful cry > • wailfully adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • plaintively — Synonyms and related words: brokenheartedly, complainingly, dolefully, dolorously, fretfully, grieffully, grievously, groaningly, lamentingly, moanfully, mournfully, peevishly, petulantly, querulously, ruefully, sorrowfully, tearfully, wailfully …   Moby Thesaurus

  • wailful — /ˈweɪlfəl/ (say waylfuhl) adjective mournful; plaintive. –wailfully, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • wailful — [wālfəl] adj. 1. wailing; sorrowful 2. like, or giving forth, a wail or cry of sorrow wailfully adv …   English World dictionary

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