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Meaning of WAILFUL

Pronunciation:  'weylful

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  vocally expressing grief or sorrow or resembling such expression; "lamenting sinners"; "wailing mourners"; "the wailing wind"; "wailful bagpipes"; "tangle her desires with wailful sonnets"- Shakespeare
 

WAILFUL is a 7 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: lamenting, sorrowful, wailing
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Wail"ful\, a.
Sorrowful; mournful. `` Like wailful widows.'' --Spenser.
``Wailful sonnets.'' --Shak.

 

 

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