Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Indicating grief; sad; sorrowful; melancholy; exciting sorrow.

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Usage examples "mournful":

  1. The swan was now observed to double, fly downward, and then upward again, while his mournful note echoed back to the earth. - "Popular Adventure Tales", Mayne Reid.
  2. Your tone is so mournful. - "The Grey Cloak", Harold MacGrath.
  3. The nun's eyes grew solemn and almost mournful. - "Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten", Marie Corelli.