use plaintive in a sentence.
They much be very excited to wade through 100s of buzzword compliant ideas with no business model attached and the plaintive cry of "it's social and location-based.
A whimsical yet austere post, heavy on the bombast but with hints of compassion and, for the discerning reader, notes of plaintive wishfulness, with a bitter yet wholesome finish.
The subtext I read into the plaintive pleas about "I can't find a technical cofounder" is "who will work for a pittance, both in money and options.
The rest of us got calls from confused techs in Austin plaintively asking what in the heck was the UmptyFratz service and who can restart it?
Ah, the plaintive cry of the X person who still thinks that graphical interfaces are skins.
So is it any wonder that uninformed and dispirited job seekers come at the world with plaintive cries of "I have a PHD in X and here I am flipping burgers!
I could never in a million years write a blog post that so forthrightly laid out the stuff I don't know and sort of plaintively said "I'm going to try to figure this stuff out, and in the meantime, I'm putting system configuration under /system/configuration and not /etc".
We didn't find out through the cameras; it was one morning when I ran outside at 5:30 after being awakened by the plaintive cries of our biggest billy goat, only to find him on his back with his neck clamped between the jaws of the dog (named Psycho (of course)).
So it wasn't too annoying, until the phones started to bleat our plaintive little demands to read the "text messages" that they had become capable of.