wretched, sad, sorrowful, rueful, sorrowful, mournful, woeful, lugubrious, deplorable, grievous, lamentable, regrettable, study at sad, happy, dolorous, plaintive, woebegone.
He did not understand the other's question, and muttered through his fingers in a doleful
tone- " What did you say?
Miss Jennie Ann laughed at their doleful
When no answer came to her first knocking, Audrey beat upon the door; for she was suddenly afraid of the road behind her, and of the doleful
woods and the coming night.