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PLAINTIVELY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does plaintively mean? 

PLAINTIVELY (adverb)
  The adverb PLAINTIVELY has 1 sense:

1. in a plaintive manner

  Familiarity information: PLAINTIVELY used as an adverb is very rare.


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PLAINTIVELY (adverb)


Sense 1plaintively [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In a plaintive manner

Context example:

the last note of the song rang out plaintively

Pertainym:

plaintive (expressing sorrow)


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