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plaintive
used in A Tale of Two Cities

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Definition
expressing sadness — sometimes with a plea for help
  • The plaintive tone of her compassion merged into the less musical voice of the Judge, as he said something fiercely: "Answer the questions put to you, and make no remark upon them."
    2.3 — A Disappointment (41% in)

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