Part of speech:
Feeling or characterized by sadness or dejection.
The definition of bleak is something that is gloomy, somber or exposed to wind and cold.
The definition of dolorous is a person who is very sad.
The definition of dour is stern, severe or gloomy.
The definition of dreary is something that is gloomy or depressing.
The definition of gloomy is dark, depressing or dim.
The definition of melancholy is someone or something that is sad or gloomy.
Demanding or arousing pity:
The definition of plaintive is something that is sad, mournful or expresses sorrow.
Dark and gloomy or dull
Causing sorrow or regret
Full of jubilant delight; joyful.
The definition of glad is feeling pleased, happy, satisfied or grateful.
The definition of joyful is expressing delight or happiness.
Causing, feeling, or expressing sorrow or regret:
To be lamented; grievous; deplorable; distressing
Find another word for doleful. In this page you can discover 34 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for doleful, like: sad, sorrowful, wretched, depressed, bleak, dismal, dolorous, dour, down, downcast and dreary.