threnodial

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threnodial (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining or similar to a threnody.
    • 1887, Bret Harte, The Crusade of the Excelsior, ch. 7,
      "Perhaps I ought not to use the word 'trifle' in connection with a composition of a threnodial and dirge-like character," he continued deprecatingly.

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