wailful

[ weyl-fuh l ]
/ ˈweɪl fəl /

adjective

mournful; plaintive.

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Origin of wailful

First recorded in 1535–45; wail + -ful

OTHER WORDS FROM wailful

wail·ful·ly, adverb
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