Meaning of ELEGY in English

ELEGY

noun

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a funeral elegy

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

But it is neither an elegy of the novel nor a grim prediction of its imminent demise.

Gillian Wearing presents an elegy to one of life's losers.

Mind out! elegy A mournful poem.

The sonnet is an emotional elegy , and the tone is mournful.

West's elegy magnifies the warts and the amours, yet gives poetic poignancy to the portraits he draws here.

What begins as a satiric novel of ideas ends as a surprisingly moving elegy .

Yet that tiny elegy speaks forward, too, perhaps, to another vanished relatedness, between Martin and his first wife.

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