an emotion of great sadness associated with loss or bereavement
"he tried to express his sorrow at her loss"
sorrow, regret, rue, ruefulness(noun)
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"
something that causes great unhappiness
"her death was a great grief to John"
sadness, sorrow, sorrowfulness(verb)
the state of being sad
"she tired of his perpetual sadness"
An instance or cause of unhappiness.
Parting is such sweet sorrow.
To feel or express grief.
To feel grief over; to mourn, regret.
Origin: From sorow, from sorg, from surgō (cf. Dutch zorg, German Sorge, Danish sorg), from su̯ergh- 'to watch over, worry' (cf. Old Irish serg 'sickness', Tocharian B sark 'id.', Lithuanian sir̃gti ‘to be sick’, Albanian dergjem, Sanskrit ‘he worries’ ).
the uneasiness or pain of mind which is produced by the loss of any good, real or supposed, or by diseappointment in the expectation of good; grief at having suffered or occasioned evil; regret; unhappiness; sadness
to feel pain of mind in consequence of evil experienced, feared, or done; to grieve; to be sad; to be sorry
Origin: [OE. sorowen, sorwen, sorhen, AS. sorgian; akin to Goth. sargan. See Sorrow, n.]
"Sorrow" is the closing track from Pink Floyd's 1987 album, A Momentary Lapse of Reason.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sor′ō, n. pain of mind: grief: affliction: lamentation: the devil (Irish Sorra).—v.i. to feel sorrow or pain of mind: to grieve.—p.adj. Sorr′owed. (Shak.), accompanied with sorrow.—adj. Sorr′owful, full of sorrow: causing, showing, or expressing sorrow: sad: dejected.—adv. Sorr′owfully.—n. Sorr′owfulness.—adj. Sorr′owless, free from sorrow. [A.S. sorg, sorh; Ger. sorge, Ice. sorg.]
The Roycroft Dictionary
The magical palette upon which Life mixes her colors.
The numerical value of sorrow in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of sorrow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Shared joy is double joy. Shared sorrow is half sorrow.
Happiness in nature is a double happiness; sorrow in nature is a half sorrow!
People who drink to drown their sorrow should be told that sorrow knows how to swim.
I've lied, I've cheated and I've stolen, words can't express my sorrow and remorse for what I have done.
I express my profound sorrow and sincere apologies to anyone who was abused by a priest, sister or a lay church worker.
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