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dolesome (adjective), more dolesome, most dolesome
1. A reference to being very gloomy, dismal, unhappy, and sorrowful: The funeral for Jim's mother was a long dolesome ceremony and all of the people who attended expressed their sadness.
2. Etymology: from Latin dolus, "pain".
An expression of sympathy for someone who has had a misfortunate situation.
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