sorrowing


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sor·row

 (sŏr′ō, sôr′ō)
n.
1. Mental suffering caused by loss, disappointment, or misfortune, or an instance of this: tried to assuage her sorrows. See Synonyms at regret.
2. A source or cause of sorrow; a misfortune: "I must struggle through my sorrows and difficulties as I can" (Jane Austen).
3. Expression of sorrow, or an instance of this: I listened to his sorrows.
intr.v. sor·rowed, sor·row·ing, sor·rows
To feel or express sorrow. See Synonyms at grieve.

[Middle English sorwe, from Old English sorg.]

sor′row·er n.

sorrowing

(ˈsɒrəʊɪŋ)
adj
experiencing or expressing sorrow
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sorrowing - sorrowful through loss or deprivationsorrowing - sorrowful through loss or deprivation; "bereft of hope"
sorrowful - 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
Translations

sorrowing

[ˈsɒrəʊɪŋ] ADJafligido

sorrowing

[ˈsɒrəʊɪŋ] adj (liter) → addolorato/a, afflitto/a
References in classic literature ?
So they passed to the bed beside the discontented bee, and here upon the softest down lay the dove, whose gentle eyes looked gratefully upon the Fairy, as she knelt beside the little couch, smoothed the soft white bosom, folded her arms about it and wept sorrowing tears, while the bird still whispered its gratitude and love.
The love of this shall lead her on through temptation and through grief, and she shall be a spirit of joy and consolation to the sinful and the sorrowing.
But will he have no sorrow, or shall we say that although he cannot help sorrowing, he will moderate his sorrow?