Plaintive synonyms and antonyms

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Unable to relax; fidgety or restless
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Feeling or expressing sorrow or grief; sorrowful.
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Causing, feeling, or expressing sorrow or regret:
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Causing or tending to cause sadness or gloom:
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Arousing or deserving pity
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Filled with grief, mournful, bringing feelings of sadness.
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Demanding or arousing pity:
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The definition of dolorous is a person who is very sad.
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Causing sorrow:
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Of an inferior or deplorable condition:
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Experiencing the effect of favourable fortune; having the feeling arising from the consciousness of well-being or of enjoyment; enjoying good of any kind, as peace, tranquillity, comfort; contented; joyous.
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Showing ill humor; annoyed.
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(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
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Willing; ready
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Deplorably bad:
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Find another word for plaintive. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for plaintive, like: sad, fretful, mournful, rueful, melancholy, pitiful, lamenting, doleful, piteous, dolorous and sorrowful.