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 Dictionary entry overview: What does plaintively mean? 

  The adverb PLAINTIVELY has 1 sense:

1. in a plaintive manner

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

 Dictionary entry details 


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In a plaintive manner

Context example:

the last note of the song rang out plaintively


plaintive (expressing sorrow)

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