Sentence Examples


  • Suddenly, a plaintive yowling jars you from your peaceful oblivion.
  • From the tents came now loud angry cries and now plaintive groans.
  • The puppy let out a plaintive whimper when the girl stepped on its foot.
  • The sad news of their grandmother's death left the room full of plaintive cries.
  • The plaintive moan of reproach was drowned by the threatening and angry roar of the crowd.