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  • (CA) IPA: /ˌɛləˈdʒaɪˌæk/ or IPA: /ˌɛləˈdʒaɪək/

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Elegiac (comparative more Elegiac, superlative most Elegiac)

Positive
Elegiac

Comparative
more Elegiac

Superlative
most Elegiac

  1. Of, or relating to an elegy.
  2. Expressing sorrow or mourning.

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  • 1808, Sir Walter Scott, Marmion: A Tale of Flodden Field, "Canto the Third: Introduction":
    Hast thou no elegiac verse
    For Brunswick's venerable hearse?

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Singular
Elegiac

Plural
Elegiacs

Elegiac (plural Elegiacs)
  1. A poem composed in the couplet style of classical elegies: a line of dactylic hexameter followed by a line of dactylic pentameter
    • 1748, John Upton, Critical Observations on Shakespeare[1], 2nd ed., page 385:
      His saphics are worse, if possible, than his elegiacs</span>

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