Doleful in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Doleful

filled with sadness or grief

Examples of Doleful in a sentence

My mother’s eyes were doleful after my father moved out of the house.  🔊

Because Jane has not received any news of her missing son, she has been doleful to the point of not being able to eat or sleep.  🔊

The doleful music made everyone cry.  🔊

After I read about the tragedy, I felt doleful for several hours.  🔊

The child had a doleful look on his face when he learned Santa Claus was not real.  🔊

As soon as I saw the doctor’s doleful expression, I knew my father’s condition was not good.  🔊

The doleful widower tried to drown his misery at the bar.  🔊

When the dog is locked in the crate, it makes a doleful noise.  🔊

It was obvious from Richard’s doleful expression he was still grieving for his deceased wife.  🔊

After the divorce, Marie was doleful when she thought about her future.  🔊

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