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Flashcards in Sense and Sensibility Deck (19)
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Bathetic

Sentimental

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Doctrionaire

Dogmatic, opinionated

3

Doleful

Depressing

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Dolor

Misery, anguish, sorrow

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Grievous

Severe, painful; serious

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Histrionics

Exaggerated behavior calculated for effect, dramatic

7

Lachrymose

Tearful

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Livid

Pale, ashen; extremely angry

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Lugubrious

Dismal, melancholy

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Pathos

Deep sadness

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Plaintive

Pathetic, woebegone

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Solace

Peace, comfort

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Inclination

A disposition, esp of the mind or will

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Rueful

Causing sorrow or pity; deplorable

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Pertinacious

- resolute, extremely persistently
- stubborn, obstinate

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Deference

Respectful or courteous regard

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Maudlin

Tearfully or weakly emotional

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Fathom

To understand or comprehend

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Equanimity

Mental calmness and composure, esp in a difficult situation