Causing, feeling, or expressing sorrow or regret:
Causing or tending to cause sadness or gloom:
Feeling or expressing sorrow or grief; sorrowful.
Demanding or arousing pity:
Arousing or deserving pity
The definition of dolorous is a person who is very sad.
Of an inferior or deplorable condition:
Showing ill humor; annoyed.
(Gr. & Latin Prosody) Of or composed in dactylic-hexameter couplets, the second line (sometimes called a pentameter) having only an accented syllable in the third and sixth feet: the form was used for elegies and various other lyric poems
Find another word for plaintive. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for plaintive, like: sad, fretful, rueful, lamenting, melancholy, doleful, mournful, piteous, pitiful, dolorous and sorrowful.