DOLEFUL, a. dole and full.
1. Sorrowful; expressing grief; as a doleful whine; a doleful cry.
2. Melancholy; sad; afflicted; as a doleful sire.
3. Dismal; impressing sorrow; gloomy; as doleful shades.
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