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Word of the Day 6/22/14 Plaintive

Plaintive (adjective)
plain·tive [pleyn-tiv]


adjective
expressing sorrow or melancholy; mournful: a plaintive melody.

Can be confused: plaintiff.

Synonyms
wistful, sorrowful, sad.

Antonyms
happy, joyful.

Origin: 1350–1400; plaint + -ive; replacing Middle English plaintif < Middle French

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