Synonyms for elegiac

Adjective

1. elegiac
usage: resembling or characteristic of or appropriate to an elegy; "an elegiac poem on a friend's death"
2. elegiac, sorrowful (vs. joyful)
usage: expressing sorrow often for something past; "an elegiac lament for youthful ideals"
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