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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dole·ful a. Full of dole or grief; expressing or exciting sorrow; sorrowful; sad; dismal.
    With screwed face and doleful whine.   --South.
    Regions of sorrow, doleful shades.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- Piteous; rueful; sorrowful; woeful; melancholy; sad gloomy; dismal; dolorous; woe-begone.
 -- Dole*ful*ly, adv. -- Dole*ful*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv : with sadness; in a sorrowful manner; "his mother looked at
            him dolefully when he told her he had joined the Army"
            [syn: sorrowfully]