Definition of dolorously in English:

dolorously

adverb

literary

See dolorous

  • ‘A burglar alarm on the house opposite is dolorously winking a tiny white light.’
  • ‘‘Don't worry about it,’ he dolorously replies.’
  • ‘Every time I came, it seemed, I met a lugubrious local figure who shook his head and dolorously announced that the weather had been beautiful until that very morning.’
  • ‘Now you dolorously think that you really should have listened to your French teacher because you really want to understand what the site says.’
  • ‘‘I have been trying to do something about getting a job and am tired and discouraged,’ he confessed dolorously to his diary.’