sorrowful


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sor·row·ful

 (sŏr′ō-fəl, -ə-fəl, sôr′-)
adj.
1. Feeling, showing, or expressing sorrow. See Synonyms at sad.
2. Causing sorrow: sorrowful news.

sor′row·ful·ly adv.
sor′row·ful·ness n.

sor•row•ful

(ˈsɒr ə fəl, ˈsɔr-)

adj.
1. feeling sorrow; grieved; sad.
2. expressing sorrow; mournful: a sorrowful song.
3. causing sorrow; distressing.
[before 900]
sor′row•ful•ly, adv.
sor′row•ful•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.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
unhappy - experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent; "unhappy over her departure"; "unhappy with her raise"; "after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence"; "had an unhappy time at school"; "the unhappy (or sad) news"; "he looks so sad"
joyless - not experiencing or inspiring joy; "a joyless man"; "a joyless occasion"; "joyless evenings"
joyful - full of or producing joy; "make a joyful noise"; "a joyful occasion"

sorrowful

sorrowful

adjective
1. Full of or expressive of sorrow:
Translations
حَزين، مُتَكَدِّر
smutný
sorgfuldsørgmodig
hryggur
üzüntülü

sorrowful

[ˈsɒrəfʊl] ADJafligido, triste, apenado

sorrowful

[ˈsɒrəʊfʊl] adjtriste

sorrowful

adj, sorrowfully
advtraurig

sorrowful

[ˈsɒrəʊfʊl] adjaddolorato/a, triste

sorrow

(ˈsorəu) noun
(something which causes) pain of mind or grief. He felt great sorrow when she died.
ˈsorrowful adjective
showing or feeling sorrow. sorrowful people; a sorrowful expression.
ˈsorrowfully adverb
ˈsorrowfulness noun

sorrowful

a. apenado-a, afligido-a, apesadumbrado-a, adolorido-a.
References in classic literature ?
Her eyes kindled as they turned wistfully toward the window, but they fell on the old house opposite, and she shook her head with sorrowful decision.
The sensations produced in the minds of even the white men were different, though uniformly sorrowful.
Malbone's miniature, though from the same original, was far inferior to Hepzibah's air-drawn picture, at which affection and sorrowful remembrance wrought together.
It was sorrowful to think how many days, and weeks, and months, and years of toil had been wasted on these musty papers, which were now only an encumbrance on earth, and were hidden away in this forgotten corner, never more to be glanced at by human eyes.
But were the coming narrative to reveal, in any instance, the complete abasement of poor Starbuck's fortitude, scarce might I have the heart to write it; for it is a thing most sorrowful, nay shocking, to expose the fall of valor in the soul.
I could not find it in my heart to give them away to any common person--to anybody that was happy; but I give them to a mother more heart-broken and sorrowful than I am; and I hope God will send his blessings with them
And then he sighed in such a sorrowful way that I was resolved he should have at least one layer of his real estate removed, if it sized up my whole influence and bankrupted the pile.
The duke he never let on he suspicioned what was up, but just went a goo-gooing around, happy and satisfied, like a jug that's googling out buttermilk; and as for the king, he just gazed and gazed down sorrowful on them new-comers like it give him the stomach-ache in his very heart to think there could be such frauds and rascals in the world.
Rachel Pratt, and she also was childless--childless, and sorrowful for that reason, and not to be comforted.
When the cave door was unlocked, a sorrowful sight presented itself in the dim twilight of the place.
The compliments of his neighbours were over; he was no longer teased by being wished joy of so sorrowful an event; and the weddingcake, which had been a great distress to him, was all eat up.
It was late in the morning before they returned home; and no sooner had they entered the house than Marianne flew eagerly up stairs, and when Elinor followed, she found her turning from the table with a sorrowful countenance, which declared that no Willoughby had been there.