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ˈsɒr ə fəl, ˈsɔr-sor·row·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sorrowfuladjective

    experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss

    "sorrowful widows"; "a sorrowful tale of death and despair"; "sorrowful news"; "even in laughter the heart is sorrowful"- Proverbs 14:13

Wiktionary

  1. sorrowfuladjective

    Of a person, full of sorrow; exhibiting sorrow; sad; dejected; distressed; distraught.

  2. sorrowfuladjective

    Producing sorrow; exciting grief; mournful; lamentable; grievous.

    sorrowful accident

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sorrowfuladjective

    full of sorrow; exhibiting sorrow; sad; dejected; distressed

  2. Sorrowfuladjective

    producing sorrow; exciting grief; mournful; lamentable; grievous; as, a sorrowful accident

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sorrowful in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sorrowful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of sorrowful in a Sentence

  1. Kahlil Gibran:

    The tears that you spill, the sorrowful, are sweeter than the laughter of snobs and the guffaws of scoffers.

  2. Ruckett:

    Whether joy or sorrowful, the heart needs a double, because a joy shared is doubled and a pain that is shared is divided.

  3. Selma Lagerloef:

    He who is sorrowful can force himself to smile, but he who is glad cannot weep.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Never underestimate the power of motivations/inspirations. For, they can turn your sorrow into pillow or joy, your unhappiness into happiness. Even your hopelessness can be transformed into hopefulness by reason of motivations/inspirations. Thus, dare to quest for inspirations/motivations whenever you feel hopeless, depressed, sorrowful and unhappy in life.

  5. Prophet Mohammad:

    What actions are most excellent? To gladden the heart of human beings, to feed the hungry, to help the afflicted, to lighten the sorrow of the sorrowful, and to remove the sufferings of the injured.

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