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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
sorrow (noun)
1.
a) deep distress, sadness, or regret especially for the loss of someone or something loved
b) resultant unhappy or unpleasant state - to their great sorrow they could not marry
2.
a cause of grief or sadness
3.
a display of grief or sadness
sorrow (verb)
intransitive verb
to feel or express sorrow
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
sorrow (noun)
deep sadness especially for the loss of someone or something loved
SYNONIMS:
affliction, anguish, dolefulness, dolor, grief, heartache, heartbreak, sorriness, woe
RELATED WORDS:
agony, distress, pain, suffering, torment; blue devils, blues, dejection, depression, desolateness, desolation, despair, despondence, despondency, disconsolateness, dispiritedness, distress, doldrums, downheartedness, dreariness, dumps, forlornness, gloom, gloominess, glumness, heartsickness, joylessness, melancholy, miserableness, misery, mopes, oppression, sorrowfulness, unhappiness, woefulness, wretchedness; contrition, guilt, regret, remorse, rue, self-reproach, shame; melancholia, self-pity
NEAR ANTONYMS:
gaiety ( gayety), gayness, humor, jollity, joviality, lightheartedness, merriment, merrymaking, mirth, mirthfulness; hopefulness, optimism, sunniness; enjoyment; content, contentedness, contentment
blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, cheer, cheerfulness, cheeriness, delight, ecstasy, elatedness, elation, euphoria, exhilaration, exuberance, exultation, felicity, gladness, gladsomeness, glee, gleefulness, happiness, joy, joyfulness, joyousness, jubilation, pleasure, rapture, rapturousness
sorrow (verb)
to feel deep sadness or mental pain
SYNONIMS:
agonize, anguish, bleed, hurt, mourn, sorrow, suffer
RELATED WORDS:
ache, long (for), pine (away), sigh, smart; rack, torment, torture; bemoan, bewail, deplore, lament, rue; bawl, blubber, cry, groan, howl, keen, moan, sob, take on, wail, weep, yammer, yowl; languish; regret
NEAR ANTONYMS:
beam, cheer, crow, delight, exult, glory, joy, laugh, ravish, rejoice, triumph; assure, cheer, comfort, commiserate, console, reassure, solace, soothe, sympathize
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