Synonyms of doleful in English:

doleful


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adjective

1‘she regarded him with doleful eyes’

SYNONYMS
mournful, woeful, sorrowful, sad, unhappy, depressed, dismal, gloomy, morose, melancholy, miserable, forlorn, wretched, woebegone, despondent, dejected, disconsolate, downcast, crestfallen, downhearted, heartbroken, heavy-hearted, despairing, desolate, grief-stricken
tearful, teary, lachrymose
informal blue, down, down in the mouth, down in the dumps, weepy
literary dolorous
archaic heartsick, heartsore
ANTONYMS

cheerful