Definition of Dearnful

1. mournful [adj] - See also: mournful



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dearnful

dearest
dearests
dearheart
dearhearts
dearie
dearie me
dearies
dearing
dearling
dearlings
dearly
dearly-won
dearn
dearness
dearnesses
dearnful (current term)
dearnly
dearns
dearomatise
dearomatised
dearomatises
dearomatising
dearomatization
dearomatizations
dearomatize
dearomatized
dearomatizes
dearomatizing
dearrest
dearrested

Literary usage of Dearnful

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1. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"Darling. Spenser. DEARLY. Extremely. Var. dial. DEARN. (1) Lonely. North. (2) A door-post, applied also to stone gate-posi North. dearnful. Melancholy. ..."

2. A Glossary; Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1867)
"70. Г dem, there means in secret. The word occurs frequently in the ballad. dearnful. Melancholy. The birds of ill presage This luckless chance foretold By ..."

3. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1847)
"Extremely. Var. dial. DEARN. (1) Lonely. North. (2) A door-post, applied also to stone gate-posts. North. dearnful. Melancholy. Spenser. DEARY. (1) Little. ..."

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