What does sorrowful mean?

Definitions for sorrowful
ˈsɒr ə fəl, ˈsɔr-sor·row·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sorrowful(adj)

    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. sorrowful(Adjective)

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

  2. sorrowful(Adjective)

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

    sorrowful accident

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sorrowful(adj)

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

  2. Sorrowful(adj)

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

How to pronounce sorrowful?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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    Indian

How to say sorrowful in sign language?

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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. Seán O'Casey:

    Jesus, Buddha, Mohammed, great as each may be, their highest comfort given to the sorrowful is a cordial introduction into another's woe. Sorrow's the great community in which all men born of woman are members at one time or another.

  2. Selma Lagerloef:

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

  3. 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.

  4. Margaret Uglow:

    It would be a tragedy if the pope and the Catholic church bought into the standards of society and fell away from the eternal truth of humanity, we see all around us the sorrowful results of society's standards.

  5. Kahlil Gibran:

    When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.

Images & Illustrations of sorrowful

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