- a resembling or characteristic of or appropriate to an elegy
an elegiac poem on a friend's death
- s expressing sorrow often for something past
an elegiac lament for youthful ideals
- WINNING WORD: Elegiacal DEFINITION: An elegiac couplet, a series of such couplets; poem or poems written in such couplets After winning the Bee in the eighth grade .
- Photographer Sean Hemmerle finds an elegiac sign of America's fading industrial might in the crumbling urban ruins of the Motor City.
- Photographer Sean Hemmerle finds an elegiac sign of America's fading industrial might in the crumbling urban ruins of the Motor City Related: Portraits of Autoworkers.
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- Sam Amidon’s lonesome leap forward
PUTNEY -- Sam Amidon’s new CD, "Bright Sunny South" is anything but bright and sunny. Lonesome, intimate and elegiac, "Bright Sunny South" takes the listener on an introspective odyssey through a spare but emotionally rich landscape.
June 13, 2013 - Brattleboro Reformer
- Michiko Kakutani in Publishers Weekly
A plot-heavy review in the New York Times ends with a take on the book's denouement, which reviewer Michiko Kakutani says "possesses the elegiac and haunting power of tragedy - a testament to [Lahiri's] emotional wisdom and consummate artistry as a...
- Norman Mailer in International Herald Tribune
I think for years to come his work will be seen for its unique power,Mailer said of Styron in a telephone interview a few years ago. "No other American writer of my generation has had so omnipresent and exquisite a sense of the elegiac."