Part of speech:
Appropriate for or suggestive of a funeral; mournful:
The definition of plaintive is something that is sad, mournful or expresses sorrow.
Find another word for elegiac. In this page you can discover 17 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for elegiac, like: sorrowful, mournful, funereal, plaintive, knell-like, , melancholic, lyricism, rhapsodic, plangent and evocative.