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- adj. Displaying sadness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. filled with or reflecting gloom.
- adj. having a face longer than the usual.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a long face, literally or figuratively; rueful-looking; doleful in appearance; solemn.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having a face longer than the usual
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He is described as a long-faced, rather solemn-looking man, but he kept a fine journal.19
I like this idea a lot, despite the relative lack of resemblance between Maguire and the long-faced Fischer.
Aged and lean, long-faced, hollow-checked, with matted, sunburned hair that fell below the shoulders of his buckskin shirt, his face was distorted with hatred and helpless rage.
The hand axe likely spread out of Africa in the hands of Homo erectus or a related early human species, long-faced fellows that were also thought the first species to master fire, far earlier than had been thought likely.
Eleven-year-old Grace Bedell of Upstate New York wrote to the long-faced, bare-chinned presidential candidate, "All the ladies like whiskers and they would tease their husbands to vote for you".
I incline my head in acknowledgment of the somber, long-faced man, who does not take his gaze from me.
He was a slender, long-faced olive-brunette, with brilliant black eyes and the blackest of long black beards.
He is a long-faced, long-limbed 22-year-old man who seems to feel no embarrassment about the reason why he is here serving a seven-year sentence.
In "Splice," Canada's own Sarah Polley and long-faced Adrien Brody play Clive and Elsa, celebrated nerdy researchers for a pharmaceutical company - called, in fact, NERD, for Nucleic Exchange Research Development.
At that time, my friends and I had no sooner gotten off our bus, than we were approached by a friendly, if long-faced, Tibetan who invited us for tea.