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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dolor, dolournoun

    (poetry) painful grief


  1. dolournoun

    A painful grief or suffering.

    Etymology: dolour, mainland dolor (modern douleur), from dolor.


  1. Dolour

    Dolour was a musical alias of songwriter/producer Shane Tutmarc of Seattle, Washington. The band's name means "sorrow" or "grief." Musicians including Robin Pecknold of Fleet Foxes, members of The Divorce, United State of Electronica, The Lashes, and Vendetta Red contributed to the band.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dolour

    dō′lor, n. pain: grief: anguish.—adjs. Dolorif′erous, Dolori′fic, causing or expressing dolour, pain, or grief.—adv. Dolorō′so (mus.), noting a soft and pathetic manner.—adj. Dol′orous, full of dolour, pain, or grief: doleful.—adv. Dol′orously.—n. Dol′orousness.—Dolours of the Virgin, the prophecy of Simeon, the flight into Egypt, the three days' loss of Jesus, the meeting of Him on the way to Calvary, the crucifixion, the descent from the cross, the entombment. [Fr.,—L. dolēre, to grieve.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dolour in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dolour in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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    clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing
    • A. aspiration
    • B. witness
    • C. accessory
    • D. rogue

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