dolesome

[ dohl-suh m ]
/ ˈdoʊl səm /

adjective Literary.


Nearby words

  1. doleful,
  2. dolefully,
  3. dolente,
  4. dolerite,
  5. doleritic,
  6. dolgellau,
  7. dolicho-,
  8. dolichocephalic,
  9. dolichocranic,
  10. dolichoectatic artery

Origin of dolesome

First recorded in 1525–35; dole2 + -some1

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