Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as elegiac.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Elegiac.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective elegiac; expressing sorrow.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • My story, "The Last Elegy", takes up where the word elegiacal left off.

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  • My story, "The Last Elegy", takes up where the word elegiacal left off.

    Back in the Saddle

  • What stories have I written that couldn't, in some way or another, be described as elegiacal?

    Elegiacal

  • What stories have I written that couldn't, in some way or another, be described as elegiacal?

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  • And then I saw the word "elegiacal", and I knew that would provide the solution.

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  • And then I saw the word "elegiacal", and I knew that would provide the solution.

    Elegiacal

  • The story is both elegiacal and optimistic in a rather typically science fictional way.

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  • The story is both elegiacal and optimistic in a rather typically science fictional way.

    Choose Your Own Apocalypse

  • Moving from place to place like some elegiacal Wanderer meant I didn't have a good run at making new friends either.

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  • With different words, you could run it as an elegiacal piece for someone dead.

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