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Sorrow meaning

sorrow - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment; " he drank to drown his sorrows"; " he wrote a note expressing his regret"; " to his rue, the error cost him the game"
  2. 2. The uneasiness or pain of mind which is produced by the loss of any good, real or supposed, or by diseappointment in the expectation of good; grief at having suffered or occasioned evil; regret; unhappiness; sadness.
  3. 3. To feel pain of mind in consequence of evil experienced, feared, or done; to grieve; to be sad; to be sorry.
  4. 4. Pain of mind; grief; affliction; regret.
  5. 5. To grieve; mourn.

sorrow - examples of usage

  1. She seemed satisfied when she saw him with the dead kitten in his hand, making inquiries as to how it had been killed; and when it was buried, believing that her master shared her sorrow, she gradually took comfort, and resumed her station at his side. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. The cat seemed perfectly to understand what had taken place, and, refusing to leave the room, seated herself on the bed where they lay, in most evident sorrow. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  3. He often complained of it, more in sorrow than in anger. - "Daniel Defoe", William Minto.
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