HyperDic: elegiac

English > 2 senses of the word elegiac:
ADJECTIVEpertelegiacresembling or characteristic of or appropriate to an elegy
allelegiacexpressing sorrow often for something past
English > elegiac: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningresembling or characteristic of or appropriate to an elegy.
Example"an elegiac poem on a friend's death"
Spanishelegíaco
Nounselegya mournful poem
English > elegiac: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningExpressing sorrow often for something past.
Example"an elegiac lament for youthful ideals"
BroadersorrowfulExperiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss
Spanishelegiaco, elegíaco

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