What is another word for tristful?

Pronunciation: [tɹˈɪstfə͡l] (IPA)

Tristful, also known as mournful, sorrowful, or melancholic, is used to describe a feeling of sadness or woe. Other synonymous words for tristful include somber, bleak, forlorn, doleful, and glum. These words communicate a sense of despair, loneliness, or isolation. Tristful can also be used to describe a situation or environment that generates a feeling of sadness or melancholy such as rainy weather, funeral processions, or other sad and sorrowful events. Whether used to describe an individual's emotional state or a broader situation, synonyms for tristful articulate feelings that are universal in the human experience.

What are the hypernyms for Tristful?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Tristful

I will fling ambition away Like a vain and glittering toy; With tristful weeping will I pray And wash my sin's alloy.
"A Legend of Old Persia and Other Poems"
A. B. S. Tennyson
Ye have made me, ye have made me Querulous of you, that care not, Eyes so tristful, yet I dare not Say to what ye have betrayed me.
"The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow"
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
But why these pensive tristful looks, now she hath her heart's desire?
"A Set of Rogues"
Frank Barrett

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