Example sentences for: plaintively

How can you use “plaintively” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • he asks us plaintively.

  • "Have you seen it yet?" she asked, I like to think a little plaintively.

  • they plaintively ask.

  • The viola tends to be plaintively melancholic, or else to squawk, ugly-duckling style, like a bassoon or an English horn.

  • Zwick and Herskovitz grasp this, in principle, since at one point they have Lily's daughter asking plaintively, "Why can't they keep their private lives private ?"

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