dolour


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do·lour

 (dō′lər)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of dolor.

dolour

(ˈdɒlə) or

dolor

n
poetic grief or sorrow
[C14: from Latin, from dolēre to grieve]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dolour - (poetry) painful grief
poesy, poetry, verse - literature in metrical form
brokenheartedness, grief, heartache, heartbreak - intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death)
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You might have thought there was only so much that could be said in advance about a football match or two and the chances of a particular team bringing back anything other than tales of dolour and despondency.