What does the word elegiac mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to elegies; sad; plaintive. elegiacal.

Usage examples for elegiac

  1. The next, in F minor, has a more elegiac ring. – Chopin: The Man and His Music by James Huneker
  2. Epic, Dramatic, Lyric, Elegiac, Didactic, Satiric and Pastoral. – 1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading by B. A. Hathaway