sorrower


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sorrower - a person who is feeling grief (as grieving over someone who has died)sorrower - a person who is feeling grief (as grieving over someone who has died)
unfortunate, unfortunate person - a person who suffers misfortune
pallbearer, bearer - one of the mourners carrying the coffin at a funeral
wailer - a mourner who utters long loud high-pitched cries
weeper - a hired mourner