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Antonyms for doleful
ˈdoʊl fəldole·ful

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  1. doleful

    Antonyms:
    merry, joyful, gay, blithe, beaming

    Synonyms:
    dolorous, rueful, melancholy, piteous, somber, sorrowful, woebegone, dismal

Princeton's WordNet

  1. doleful, mournfuladjective

    filled with or evoking sadness

    "the child's doleful expression"; "stared with mournful eyes"; "mournful news"

    Antonyms:
    glad

    Synonyms:
    mournful, plaintive

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dolefuladjective

    Synonyms:
    sorrowful, dolorous, plaintive, piteous, lugubrious, woe-begone

How to use doleful in a sentence?

  1. William Shakespeare:

    When griping grief the heart doth wound, and doleful dumps the mind oppress, then music, with her silver sound, with speedy help doth lend redress.

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