from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Full of or expressing deep feeling; profoundly emotional.
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- adj. Full of emotion and vigor
- adj. Full of soul.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Full of soul, emotion, or feeling; expressive of sentiment or emotion.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. full of or expressing deep emotion
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After a while, tired of agreeing, he starts to bring in soulful and long-breathing notes more typical of the cello, until the flute is compelled to take up such notes as well.
Lute pleaded in soulful tones while she studied her chances for escape.
"I always thought I was a colorblind reader," she writes, "until I read this novel, and that ultimate cliche of black life that is inscribed in the word soulful took on a new weight and sense for me."
With a voice some called soulful and others called strangled, 17-year-old Diana Vickers was last seen sobbing on stage at the X
My German's pretty rotten, but I quite liked hearing Tom Waits standards like "Romeo Verliert Bluat" (Romeo is Bleeding) and "Es Is Vorbei" (Ruby's Eyes) sung in soulful Austrian German.
SIMON: Her voice and her way with a song has been called soulful, emotive and - can we say this over breakfast - sexy.
In a review of 'Love IS,' Entertainment Weekly called his soulful rendition of "More Than Words" (Extreme's country-rock hit) "totally gorgeous," adding: "the Ray Charles of 'Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music' would be proud."
I shall watch with what Quentina would call soulful, hungry eyes.
In truth, this is one of about a dozen recipes I'd like to have from Osterina Stellina's chef-owner, Christian Caiazzo, whom I'd describe as a soulful natural cook.
She was making her serious face the whole time, which drives me insane, and even worse, she continued her refusal let her voice sound the way it wants to sound naturally, which is to say soulful and kind of small, but in a perfectly pleasant, more than serviceable way.