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Personal SorrowPlay
Use 'mournful' to describe personal feelings of deep sadness, especially during bereavement or loss. SlideAfter the funeral, his voice was quiet and mournful.
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Regretful TonePlay
Mournful can imply regret or remorse over a particular event or situation. SlideHe reflected on the past with a mournful sigh.
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Expressing GriefPlay
Describe a person's behavior or facial expressions as 'mournful' to emphasize their state of grieving. SlideShe wore a mournful look as she spoke of her grandfather.