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

 plain·tive /ˈplentɪv/
 (a.)悲哀的,哀傷的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Plain·tive a.
 1. Repining; complaining; lamenting.
 2. Expressive of sorrow or melancholy; mournful; sad. “The most plaintive ditty.”
 -- Plain*tive*ly, adv. -- Plain*tive*ness, n.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 plaintive
      adj : expressing sorrow [syn: mournful]