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  • adj. mournful

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Causing or bringing sorrow or mourning.


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  • Good word! Peritus, I'm borrowing this for my "Carry Me Home" list. :-)

    February 9, 2008

  • "LUCTIFEROUS, (luctifer, L.) causing or bringing sorrow or mourning.", Nathan Bailey, An Universal Etymological English Dictionary (E. Bell; 1724)

    February 9, 2008