Dolefully in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Dolefully

In a doleful manner

Short Example Sentences for Dolefully

  • 1. Peter called dolefully after her. 🔊
  • 2. They looked dolefully into their glasses. 🔊
  • 3. If you are dolefully given we can be as sad as night. 🔊
  • 4. Been dolefully dull these weeks and months past. 🔊
  • 5. The two little girls went dolefully home to tea. 🔊
  • 6. Rack's expression was dolefully sullen. 🔊
  • 7. Bruce shook his head dolefully over the clearly written date. 🔊
  • 8. At first she was dolefully homesick, and begged me to let her come home. 🔊

How to use Dolefully in Sentences?

  • 1. All argument and persuasion were vain, so the manager had dolefully to clear the ship once more. 🔊
  • 2. Tutankhamen rests dolefully within the dunes away from bone merchants until 1923 draws nigh. 🔊
  • 3. The Griffin shook his head dolefully instead, whilst great tears coursed down his cheeks. 🔊
  • 4. When the good women beheld these contractions they looked at each other meaningly and shook dolefully wise heads. 🔊
  • 5. But the bottom was soft and muddy, and he flopped about dolefully when he attempted to walk to the bank. 🔊
  • 6. They whined and howled most dolefully under the tent as the snow masses threatened at any moment to crush it and bury them alive. 🔊
  • 7. Then a coyote howled dolefully in a distant bluff, and the girl shivered as she shrank down further amidst the furs. 🔊
  • 8. While he was gazing dolefully into the smoldering ruins, he noticed that his poorer neighbors were gathering the snuff from the canisters. 🔊
  • 9. Leaden cloud had veiled the peaks since early morning, and now the pines were wailing dolefully beneath a bitter breeze. 🔊
  • 10. Nor, it must be dolefully confessed, was she of so loving a nature as to love anybody or everybody, as some women can. 🔊
  • 11. We gave him supper, and tied him up on the lawn, where he howled dolefully all night, and buried bones. 🔊
  • 12. The bittern alone responded to his voice, as he flew screaming by; or the bull-frog croaked dolefully from a neighboring pool. 🔊
  • 13. The kitchen door creaked dolefully as it was pushed open by an old woman who walked heavily along the lower hall toward the stairs carrying a lighted candle. 🔊
  • 14. The night was particularly black, with low-hanging clouds which seemed to hold a threat of rain, and the wind sighed dolefully through the scrub pines. 🔊
  • 15. This time he walked off, and I reflected rather dolefully that the only clear result of my experiment would probably have been to make it vivid to him that she was in love with him. 🔊
  • 16. Jeremiads were oracularly and dolefully uttered by many a prophetic pessimist that Chicago would never be rebuilt, that it would be burned again if it should rise from its ashes. 🔊