Definition of Mournfully

1. Adverb. In a mournful manner. "The young man stared into his glass mournfully"

Partainyms: Mournful



Definition of Mournfully

1. Adverb. In a mournful manner; as if in mourning for something. ¹

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Definition of Mournfully

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mournfully

mourn
mourne
mourned
mourner
mourner's seat
mourners
mourners' bench
mournes
mournest
mourneth
mournful
mournful widow
mournfull
mournfuller
mournfullest
mournfully (current term)
mournfulness
mournfulnesses
mourning
mourning(a)
mourning band
mourning cloak
mourning cloaks
mourning dove
mourning doves
mourning ring
mourningly
mournings
mournival

Literary usage of Mournfully

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

1. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"There is something mournfully typical in this. In the picture of our century, as taken from the life by History, this very man should have been a central ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... and often took my Bible and sat in hollow trees ana lonesome places until night came on ; and frequently in the night walked mournfully about by myself. ..."

3. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"CURFEW^ SOLEMNLY, mournfully, Dealing its dole, The Curfew Bell Is beginning to toll. Cover the embers, And put out the light; Toil comes with the morning, ..."

4. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"There is something mournfully typical in this. In the picture of our century, as taken from the life by History, this very man should have been a central ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... and often took my Bible and sat in hollow trees ana lonesome places until night came on ; and frequently in the night walked mournfully about by myself. ..."

6. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"CURFEW^ SOLEMNLY, mournfully, Dealing its dole, The Curfew Bell Is beginning to toll. Cover the embers, And put out the light; Toil comes with the morning, ..."

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