English Word of the Dayplaintive
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|1. adj. Sounding sorrowful, mournful or melancholic.|
|a typically plaintive song from Radiohead|
|You ask all these plaintive, rhetorical type questions, and I just thought I'd answer. |
Their extensive repertoire includes plaintive mewling and voluptuous purrs, as well as a dreadful din.
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