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Synonyms for plaintive
ˈpleɪn tɪv

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  1. plaintive

    Synonyms:
    mournful, sorrowful, sad, doleful, melancholy, wailing, touching, moaning

    Antonyms:
    joyous, exultant, glad, jubilant, cheerful, cheering, gladdening

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mournful, plaintiveadjective

    expressing sorrow

    Synonyms:
    mournful, doleful

    Antonyms:
    joyful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. plaintiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    complaining, lamenting, moaning

  2. plaintiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    mournful, sorrowful, sad, piteous, woful, rueful, grievous, dirge-like

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. plaintiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    piteous, melancholy, sad, sorrowful, doleful

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