What is another word for plaintively?
[ plˈe͡ɪntɪvli], [ plˈeɪntɪvli], [ p_l_ˈeɪ_n_t_ɪ_v_l_i]
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Synonyms for Plaintively:
adv.• all (adverb)
n.• Other relevant words: (noun)
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How to use "Plaintively" in context?
Since the 16th century, "plaintively" has been used as a synonym for "complainingly." The usage has been traced back to the Middle English word "pleinten," meaning "to lament," and the Scots word "plaint," meaning "to groan." It was first used in writing in the late 16th century. "Plaintively" is typically used to describe someone's actions or words that suggest they are lamenting or in pain.
In popular culture, "plaintively" is often used in songs and poems to describe the emotions of vulnerable people.
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