Definition of Groanful

1. a. Agonizing; sad.



Definition of Groanful

1. Adjective. (obsolete) agonizing; sad ¹

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Definition of Groanful

1. full of groans [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Groanful

grizzliest
grizzling
grizzly
grizzly bear
grizzly bears
grlzzly
gro
groEL
groan
groane
groaned
groaner
groaners
groanes
groaneth
groanful (current term)
groaning
groaningly
groanings
groans
groanworthy
groat
groats
grobian
grocer
grocer's
grocer's itch
grocerant
grocerants
groceraunt

Literary usage of Groanful

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, Thomas Shaw Brandreth (1846)
"... spread The Sun's sharp blaze ; nor did a cloud appear On plain or hill; and they at leisure fought, Escaping from each other's groanful darts, Far off; ..."

2. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1908)
"64 groanful is this outcry of the sorrowing Jew. From year to year he repeats his inspiring slogan, hoping that some day he will return into the land of his ..."

3. Hellenic Civilization by George Willis Botsford (1915)
"As for that shield, good riddance! another time I shall acquire one that will not be worse.4 9. groanful troubles lamenting, O Pericles,5 ..."

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