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We found 31 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word plaintive:
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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. plaintive: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. plaintive: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. plaintive: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. plaintive: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. plaintive: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. plaintive: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Plaintive, plaintive: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. plaintive: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. plaintive: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. plaintive: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. plaintive: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. plaintive: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. plaintive: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Plaintive, plaintive: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. plaintive: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. plaintive: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. plaintive: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Plaintive: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. plaintive: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. plaintive: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. plaintive: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. plaintive: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. plaintive: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. plaintive: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. plaintive: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. plaintive: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. plaintive: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. plaintive: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. plaintive: Sound-Alike Words [home, info]

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adjective:  expressing sorrow

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