sighful [sahy-fuh l] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. mournful; sorrowful: a sighful ballad.

Origin of sighful First recorded in 1600–10; sigh + -ful Related formssigh·ful·ly, adverb Examples from the Web for sighful Historical Examples of sighful

  • This made her poutish and reproachfully silent to Elizabeth, and sighful and whimsical to herself.

    The Continental Dragoon

    Robert Neilson Stephens

  • The music was faint and sweet, with the sighful quality of an Æolian harp.

    The Wit and Humor of America, Volume III. (of X.)


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