Share this entry
American English: /ˈmɔrnfəl/
British English: /ˈmɔːnfʊl/
, /ˈmɔːnf(ə)l/

Translation of mournful in Spanish:


  • (expression/glance)
    de profunda tristeza
    acongojado [literary]
    Example sentences
    • Plunged headlong into joyful Christmas celebrations, Jack mooches around looking mournful and lugubrious.
    • He came over and sat by my chair, a look of mournful regret on his open honest little face.
    • Everett had a very deep bass voice that sounded perpetually gloomy and mournful when a person wasn't used to him.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.