Definition of soulful in English:

soulful

adjective

  • Expressing or appearing to express deep and often sorrowful feeling:

    ‘she gave him a soulful glance’
    • ‘So much time had already passed between them, so many moments, stolen glances and soulful looks.’
    • ‘He locked gazes with me again and the level of emotions swimming in his soulful eyes actually made me gulp.’
    • ‘She looked Vincent in the eyes, her deep brown eyes soulful and serious.’
    • ‘However, Byrne manages to suggest more than he actually shows, and his soulful expression conveys a good deal.’
    • ‘He had the same cute face and dirty blonde hair, the same deep, soulful brown eyes.’
    • ‘Its ears were long and brown and smooth, and its eyes were deep brown and soulful.’
    • ‘Everything seems so artificial, and not soulful and not passionate.’
    • ‘Silent and soulful, Gerardo seeks emotional connection in liaisons with other men.’
    • ‘What struck him the most though were her gorgeous, expressive, soulful, pale blue eyes.’
    • ‘Our lips meet in a deep soulful kiss filled with passion and longing.’
    • ‘Alicia's soulful voice only adds a deeper intensity to each of the songs' lyrics.’
    • ‘The Adagio of this quartet is typically soulful, emotionally wrenching music.’
    • ‘He shook his head, pushing my hair out of my face so I was looking deep into his soulful eyes.’
    • ‘They were a deep, soulful grey which made any beholder know she was sincerely listening to you.’
    • ‘He has a killer voice that's deep, powerful, soulful and just generally pretty outstanding.’
    • ‘MacDonald has a beautiful voice and a soulful expression, and plays Grace perfectly.’
    • ‘Her voice was deep and soulful, urgent and serious, velvety.’
    • ‘Fenix glanced at her, his soulful gaze locking with hers in that instant.’
    • ‘Her voice has grown a bit deeper, but mostly it's been enriched with a soulful breathiness and grit.’
    • ‘His eyes sort of changed when he said it, the coldness was replaced with something deep and soulful.’
    emotional, deep, deeply felt, profound, fervent, heartfelt, sincere, passionate
    meaningful, significant, eloquent, expressive
    moving, inspiring, stirring, uplifting
    sad, mournful, doleful
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Pronunciation

soulful

/ˈsəʊlfʊl//ˈsəʊlf(ə)l/