Definition of Moanful

1. a. Full of moaning; expressing sorrow.



Definition of Moanful

1. Adjective. Full of moaning; expressing sorrow. ¹

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Definition of Moanful

1. moaning [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Moanful

mnemotechnically
mnemotechny
mnestic
mnss blood-group system
mnt
mo'
mo-ped
moa
moabi
moai
moan
moaned
moaner
moaners
moaneth
moanful (current term)
moaning
moaning Minnie
moaning dove
moaning doves
moaningly
moans
moany
moar
moas
moastly
moat
moated
moating
moatlike

Literary usage of Moanful

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Spectacle de la Nature: Or, Nature Display'd. Being Discourses on Such by Noël Antoine Pluche (1763)
"... and that Song which extols the Glory of them * : With juggling Tricks wij moanful ... Months in Gaieties : With moanful Cries, and juggling ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"At last, in moanful march, they went towards the other shepherds. Sir P. Sidney, Arcadia, iv. ... In a moanful manner; with moans or lamentation. ..."

3. Dizionario delle lingue italiana ed ingleseby Giuseppe Marco Antonio Baretti by Giuseppe Marco Antonio Baretti (1807)
"... adj. ? moanful, groaning. Neither is much used. One-rente,adj. demanding.seck- ing, enquiring. Not u*ed. ... adj. moanful, doleful, groaning, querulous. ..."

4. Short Stories for English Courses by Rosa Mary Redding Mikels (1920)
"He wuz so solumn an' moanful all de time, at leas' 'cep' when dyah wuz ... You'd 'a' tho't he wuz seekin', he used to look so moanful; but jes' le' 'im git ..."

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