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doleful
American English: /ˈdoʊlfəl/
British English: /ˈdəʊlfʊl/
, /ˈdəʊlf(ə)l/

Translation of doleful in Spanish:

adjective

  • (face/look)
    compungido
    triste
    (sound/voice/music)
    plañidero
    lúgubre
    Example sentences
    • In one, a lifelike depiction of a young man with doleful, melancholy eyes lies within the still, tightly bound wrappings of the mummy.
    • Nicholas watched her with his doleful blue eyes as she walked away.
    • The old dilapidated building where the two women meet each other is made even more gloomy and doleful by an unexpected downpour.
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