Definition of 'doleful'
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His face is long and can look doleful when he is not smiling. Times, Sunday Times (2006)So it was not very pleasant when she opened the door of her room, to see Martha standing waiting for her with a doleful face. The Secret Garden (1911)I told him he needed looking after and he looked so doleful and childlike I gave him a hug. The Sun (2007)
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