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The plaintiveness of his surrender is both funny and mournful.In the Oscar-Nominated The Man Who Sold His Skin, a Refugee Stakes His Future on a Tattoo|Stephanie Zacharek|April 9, 2021|Time
It was mournful but not quite mourning, shocking but familiar.James Levine was a powerful maestro, but an even more powerful myth|Michael Andor Brodeur|March 17, 2021|Washington Post
The familiar and mournful theme song, “Suicide Is Painless,” filled the room.
These aren't stomping tunes, but tender and mournful folk songs, a bespoke genre.
The proper melodies for putting Hebrew poems to music were Russian, and mostly mournful.
"Nothing here but Oxy and coal," says one of the subjects of Sean Dunne's mournful documentary Oxyana.
It followed one of the saddest and most profoundly mournful images of defeat.Election Night 2012: Fashion of Jubilation And Mourning|Robin Givhan|November 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Felipe watched over her as a lover might; her great mournful eyes followed his every motion.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
A red moon hung above the mournful hills, and the stars shone in their myriads.
A cold and mournful wind blew down the street, ruffling the darkened river.
They jeered and sounded mournful notes without promise, devoid even of hope.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Half an hour later the island was silent as the grave, but for the mournful voices of the wind as it sighed up from the sea.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood