Portuguese translation of plaintive
1 (voice, tone) queixoso
2 (song) lamentoso
3 (look) tristonho
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Already the mast was straining against the sky, its lattice emitting a medley of plaintive cries.Rushing to Paradise
When Clive wouldn't go, she became plaintive and reproachful.Splitting
Outside, far in the distance, came the plaintive whoop of some nocturnal creature.Compulsion
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Translation of plaintive from the Collins English to Portuguese Dictionary