mournful


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expressing sorrow

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filled with or evoking sadness

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He added that the chants against the PMLN made no difference to them, but they should matter to Imran since they are coming from mournful parents who have lost their children.
Noticed:Baxter's mournful good looks have made him a poster dog.
Lee's combination of interviews with angry residents, shots of the devastated city and news clips of officials making hollow promises is unflinching and maddening, while Blanchard's expansive orchestral score and passages of solo trumpet provide the film with mournful sadness, its only appropriate soundtrack.
By using gold and copper leaf under the paint, the artist alludes to the use of the Earth'selements to convey a message that is both mournful and intriguing.
The mournful dirge sounded repugnant and very distasteful, and could be the anthem of binge-drinkers everywhere, the morning afterwards, on both sides of the Atlantic.
Summary: A mournful farewell to a top general slain in a car bombing turned Friday into a rallying point for calls for Lebanon's deeply divided politicians to agree on a new president and end the country's worsening political crisis.
Each mournful song exploded into a deep, primal groove and every moment was a highlight, particularly The Dead Song, which was written as he recovered from a heart attack.
The opening track, Jumpin' Bean was indicative of his new sound with the country baseline underscoring Power's inimitable voice which hasn't changed a bit from the mournful tones of his 90s foray into Britpop.
Informed by the death of her mother and another inevitable, shattering breakup, the sense of painful loss is as palpable as ever, but more expansive on tracks such as the lovingly mournful "Mama You Sweet" and wailing electric spiritual lament "Unsuffer Me.
The serenity and silence in the church were suddenly interrupted by the mournful cry of a child from the adjoining large hall where altar boys and girls were busy preparing the Christmas crib.
At times mournful and introspective, at times bold and outspoken, Hitch flows with original talent in its interfolding of concept, description, and verbal patterns.
The two Oregon State University scientists scarcely noticed the distant mournful howls of the gray wolf.
Discussions range from mournful to gleeful at the prospect that national social expenditures will decline and may disappear in the foreseeable future.
The dream of Kiaer's Constructivists was to create a new kind of thing, a thing that could not be possessed per se (hence the title of her book, borrowed from the famous song by John Lennon), because they would be free participants in social life: "Our things in our hands must be equals, comrades, and not these black and mournful slaves, as they are here.
This book, a 35-year sampling of the writer's work, sings the mournful, joyful songs of life sustained between have and have-not.