English to Afrikaans Meaning :: elegiac

Elegiac :
elegiese
- elegieseelegiacalelegie
 

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Adjective(1) resembling or characteristic of or appropriate to an elegy(2) expressing sorrow often for something past

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(1) By the way, I think it's a wonderful scene. an elegiac scene, very touching.(2) Rhapsodic, ironic, elegiac and disillusioned, the urban sketch, for all its sparkle, tended toward melancholy.(3) Only the last haunting and elegiac shot of the steam train bearing the wounded Ned back to Melbourne and his hanging carry a real resonance.(4) What he does remember, however, strikes a poignant, elegiac note.(5) A soundtrack of mournful chanting gives the whole work an elegiac quality.(6) As the book closes, it becomes transformed into a moving, elegiac memoir for the writer's parents.(7) Smith's ÔÇÿillegitimateÔÇÖ sonnet consists of three elegiac quatrains and a couplet, thus combining both English elegiac meters.(8) Berger has found the perfect form for his elegiac , still-hopeful revelation of the worth of us all, so easily stolen by time.(9) But as the mournful, elegiac music began to gently move through the air, and voices, distinct and intense, began to tell their tale, in their own words, something incredible happened.(10) Ford's writing is never more his signature than when he combines a wistful, elegiac feeling of loss with an indomitable instinct to carry on.(11) This is primarily a period piece and, as you might expect from the elegiac nature of the film, the pace is appropriately funereal.(12) The wistful elegiac moods of the Sonnets, were conveyed with just the right balance of outward expression and gesture, and delicate tonal control.(13) Its tone is consummately elegiac and mournful.(14) Her pessimism and elegiac outlook could only perceive the contemporary social and political developments of indigenous peoples as a slow decline and erosion of tradition.(15) Coleridge enthusiastically appropriated Schiller's lines, even to the extent of changing into pure hexameters what in Schiller's original is an elegiac distich.(16) With that said, there's really nothing bad about this affair - it's mournful, haunting, stirring, elegiac ÔǪ
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(1) elegiac ::
elegiese
Synonyms
Adjective
1. mournful ::
droewige
2. melancholic ::
melancholiese
3. melancholy ::
melancholie
4. plaintive ::
klaende
5. sorrowful ::
beswaard
6. sad ::
hartseer
8. doleful ::
droewe
9. funereal ::
bedroef
11. nostalgic ::
nostalgiese
12. valedictory ::
afskeid
13. poignant ::
aangrypende
14. dolorous ::
droefgeestig
Antonyms
1. bright ::
helder
2. cheerful ::
vrolike
3. cheery ::
vrolik
4. cordial ::
hartlike
5. festive ::
feestelike
6. friendly ::
vriendelike
7. gay ::
gay
Different Forms
elegiac, elegiacal, elegiacs
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