Synonyms of doleful in English:

doleful


See definition of doleful

adjective

1‘she regarded him with doleful eyes’

SYNONYMS

mournful, woeful, sorrowful, sad, unhappy, depressed, dismal, gloomy, morose, melancholy, miserable, forlorn, wretched, woebegone, despondent, dejected, disconsolate, downcast, crestfallen, downhearted, heartbroken, heavy-hearted, despairing, desolate, grief-stricken

tearful, teary, lachrymose

informal blue, down, down in the mouth, down in the dumps, weepy

literary dolorous

archaic heartsick, heartsore

ANTONYMS

cheerful