Keening and Sorrowful


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Sorrowful and keening are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Sorrowful" instead an adjective "Keening".
Nearby Word: keened
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Sorrowful adjective – Expressing or suggesting mourning.
Usage example: adopted a sorrowful tone of voice to read the news story about the former governor's death

Keening and sorrowful are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Keening" instead an adjective "Sorrowful".
Nearby Words: sorrow, sorrowed, sorrowing, sorrowfully
Synonyms for Sorrowful
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Sorrowful and Keening. (2016). Retrieved 2020, October 28, from
Keening & Sorrowful. N.p., 2016. Web. 28 Oct. 2020. <>.
Sorrowful or Keening. 2016. Accessed October 28, 2020.

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