Mournful in a sentence as an adjective

Are all such countries mournful hellholes to live in?

Hunt the word 'no'.This isn't an excuse, more a mournful confession.

Said then the lost Arch-Angel, this the seatThat we must change for Heav'n, this mournful gloomFor that celestial light?

Such as that America is the good guys, or that this event here was so tragic and that you should be mournful.

Agamemnon, the many Agamemnons, Pericleses, and their Greece; all is gone now to some ruined fragments, dumb mournful wrecks and blocks: but the Books of Greece!

But if you don’t actually know the guy there’s really no reason to be that mournful, or you’d be pretty busy with it seeing that like 3 people die per second.

The intelligence is directed inwards in mournful contemplation of the inadequacies of their favourite programming language.

And anyways, your life is so inexpressibly your own that to be mournful because someone has something you don't have, is on a path you would like to be, etc, is to render your life and your path not true and not fruitful to the greatest extent possible.

Am I missing anything?Anyway yeah—all the way back to Hank Williams you could form the basis of a case that any song that progresses Gmaj - Amaj - Dmaj on an acoustic guitar with a mournful vocal tone and downtrodden lyric content is a "rip off".

No, no, go not to Tor, neither private mode, Nor duck-duck-go the tight-rooted, for its secretive wine; Nor suffer thy pale forehead to be kiss'd By anti-cloud sentiment, ruby grape prose of NSA; Make not your rosary in tinfoil hats, Nor let the politicians, the doomsayers-media be Your mournful Psyche.

And if sometimes, on the steps of a palace or the green grass of a ditch, in the mournful solitude of your room, you wake again, drunkenness already diminishing or gone, ask the wind, the wave, the star, the bird, the clock, everything that is flying, everything that is groaning, everything that is rolling, everything that is singing, everything that is speaking.

Or, to put it differently: regardless of your ideology in the present, if you instead happened to work for a US spy agency during the Cold War, you might have made the same decisions, because> The pragmatism of the present rarely considers the lofty disapproval of the futureI don't know the parent's true intentions, but I read this less as approval of their actions and more as a mournful observation about how few choices any of us really have.

Mournful definitions


expressing sorrow

See also: plaintive


filled with or evoking sadness; "the child's doleful expression"; "stared with mournful eyes"; "mournful news"

See also: doleful