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soulful

[ sohl-fuhl ]
/ ˈsoʊl fəl /
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adjective

of or expressive of deep feeling or emotion: soulful eyes.

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Origin of soulful

First recorded in 1860–65; soul + -ful
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British Dictionary definitions for soulful

soulful
/ (ˈsəʊlfʊl) /

adjective

sometimes ironic expressing profound thoughts or feelingssoulful music
soulfully, adverbsoulfulness, noun
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