dolefully


adjective

  1. sorrowful; mournful; melancholy: a doleful look on her face.

adjective

  1. dreary; mournfulArchaic word: dolesome (ˈdəʊlsəm)
adj.

late 13c., with -ful, from Middle English dole “grief” (early 13c.), from Old French doel (Modern French deuil), from Late Latin dolus “grief,” from Latin dolere “suffer, grieve.” Related: Dolefully.

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