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Sorrow

Sorrow

WordNet



noun


(1)   Something that causes great unhappiness
"Her death was a great grief to John"
(2)   An emotion of great sadness associated with loss or bereavement
"He tried to express his sorrow at her loss"
(3)   Sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment
"He drank to drown his sorrows"
"He wrote a note expressing his regret"
"To his rue, the error cost him the game"
(4)   The state of being sad
"She tired of his perpetual sadness"

verb


(5)   Feel grief; eat one's heart out
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Etymology


From from from . Cognate with Danish and Norwegian , Dutch , German , Gothic , Old High German , Old Norse and Swedish .

Noun



  1. unhappiness, woe
  2. An instance or cause of unhappiness.
Parting is such sweet sorrow.

Verb



  1. To feel or express grief.
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, Tom Jones, Folio Society 1973, p. 424:
      ā€˜Sorrow not, sir,ā€™ says he, ā€˜like those without hope.ā€™