HyperDic: plaintive

English > 1 sense of the word plaintive:
ADJECTIVEallplaintive, mournfulexpressing sorrow
plaintive > pronunciation
Soundspley'nihv; pley'ntihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > plaintive: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningExpressing sorrow.
Synonymmournful
BroadersorrowfulExperiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss
Spanishdolorido, doloroso, fúnebre, lastimero, quejumbroso
Catalanaflictiu, afligidor, dolorós
Nounsplaintivenessexpressing sorrowfulness
Adverbsplaintivelyin a plaintive manner

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