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Definition of "sorrow" []

  • Mental suffering or pain caused by injury, loss, or despair. See Synonyms at regret. (noun)
  • A source or cause of sorrow; a misfortune. (noun)
  • Expression of sorrow; grieving. (noun)
  • To feel or express sorrow. See Synonyms at grieve. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sorrow" in a sentence
  • "+and not only him but also me, that I might not have [9] sorrow upon sorrow+."
  • "That our chiefs had sailed in sorrow from the glens of the North;"
  • "In a few hours after dispatching this letter I shall have shaken the dust from my feet and departed in sorrow from a neighbourhood and army with both of which I have been associated for months."