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sorrowful

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4 in 4 verses (in NT : 4 in 4 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

sorrowfula. [OE. sorweful, AS. sorgful.].
  •  Full of sorrow; exhibiting sorrow; sad; dejected; distressed.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
    "My soul is exceeding sorrowful, even unto death."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Producing sorrow; exciting grief; mournful; lamentable; grievous; as, a sorrowful accident.  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Sad; mournful; dismal; disconsolate; drear; dreary; grievous; lamentable; doleful; distressing.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

sorrowful, adj.
1 feeling or showing sorrow.
2 distressing, lamentable.

Derivative
sorrowfully adv. sorrowfulness n.
Etymology
OE sorhful (as SORROW, -FUL)

THESAURUS

sorrowful

Jeremianic, affecting, afflicted, afflictive, aggrieved, anguished, bitter, bleak, blue, careworn, cheerless, comfortless, complaining, crestfallen, dejected, deplorable, depressed, depressing, depressive, discomforting, disconsolate, disheartened, dismal, dismaying, dispirited, distressful, distressing, doleful, dolorific, dolorogenic, dolorous, downcast, dreary, dumb with grief, faultfinding, fretful, gloomy, grief-stricken, griefful, grieved, grievous, hapless, heartsick, howling, in grief, in the doldrums, inconsolable, joyless, lamentable, lamentive, lugubrious, melancholy, miserable, moanful, mournful, moving, painful, pathetic, peevish, petulant, piteous, pitiable, plaintive, plangent, plunged in grief, poignant, puling, querulous, regretful, regrettable, rueful, ruthful, sad, saddening, sharp, sore, sorrow-laden, sorrow-stricken, sorrowed, sorrowing, sorry, tearful, touching, troublous, ululant, uncomfortable, unfortunate, unhappy, unlucky, wailful, whimpering, whining, whiny, woebegone, woeful, wretched

ROGET THESAURUS

sorrowful

Pain

N mental suffering, pain, dolor, suffering, sufferance, ache, smart, passion, displeasure, dissatisfaction, discomfort, discomposure, disquiet, malaise, inquietude, uneasiness, vexation of spirit, taking, discontent, dejection, weariness, anhedonia, annoyance, irritation, worry, infliction, visitation, plague, bore, bother, botheration, stew, vexation, mortification, chagrin, esclandre, mauvais quart d'heur, care, anxiety, solicitude, trouble, trial, ordeal, fiery ordeal, shock, blow, cark, dole, fret, burden, load, concern, grief, sorrow, distress, affliction, woe, bitterness, heartache, carking cares, heavy heart, aching heart, bleeding heart, broken heart, heavy affliction, gnawing grief, unhappiness, infelicity, misery, tribulation, wretchedness, desolation, despair, extremity, prostration, depth of misery, nightmare, ephialtes, incubus, pang, anguish, agony, torture, torment, purgatory, hell upon earth, iron age, reign of terror, slough of despond, peck of troubles, ills that flesh is heir to, miseries of human life, unkindest cut of all, sufferer, victim, prey, martyr, object of compassion, wretch, shorn lamb, in pain, in a state of pain, full of pain, suffering, pained, afflicted, worried, displeased, aching, griped, sore, on the rack, in limbo, between hawk and buzzard, uncomfortable, uneasy, ill at ease, in a taking, in a way, disturbed, discontented, out of humor, weary, heavy laden, stricken, crushed, a prey to, victimized, ill-used, unfortunate, to be pitied, doomed, devoted, accursed, undone, lost, stranded, fey, unhappy, infelicitous, poor, wretched, miserable, woe-begone, cheerless, careworn, concerned, sorry, sorrowing, sorrowful, cut up, chagrined, horrified, horror-stricken, in grief, plunged in grief, a prey to grief, in tears, steeped to the lips in misery, heart-stricken, heart-broken, heart-scalded, broken-hearted, in despair, the iron entered into our soul, haeret lateri lethalis arundo, one's heart bleeding, down, thou climbing sorrow, mirth cannot move a soul in agony, nessun maggior dolere che ricordarsi del tempo fel, sorrow's crown of sorrow is remembering happier th, the Niobe of Nations.

Lamentation

N lament, lamentation, wail, complaint, plaint, murmur, mutter, grumble, groan, moan, whine, whimper, sob, sigh, suspiration, heaving, deep sigh, cry, scream, howl, outcry, wail of woe, ululation, frown, scowl, tear, weeping, flood of tears, fit of crying, lacrimation, lachrymation, melting mood, weeping and gnashing of teeth, plaintiveness, languishment, condolence, mourning, weeds, willow, cypress, crape, deep mourning, sackcloth and ashes, lachrymatory, knell, deep death song, dirge, coronach, nenia, requiem, elegy, epicedium, threne, monody, threnody, jeremiad, jeremiade, ullalulla, mourner, grumbler, Noobe, Heraclitus, lamenting, in mourning, in sackcloth and ashes, sorrowing, sorrowful, mournful, tearful, lachrymose, plaintive, plaintful, querulous, querimonious, in the melting mood, threnetic, in tears, with tears in one's eyes, with moistened eyes, with watery eyes, bathed in tears, dissolved in tears, like Niobe all tears, elegiac, epicedial, de profundis, les larmes aux yeux, Int, heigh-ho!, alas!, alack!, O dear!, ah me!, woe is me!, lackadaisy!, well a day!, lack a day!, alack a day!, wellaway!, alas the day!, O tempora O mores!, what a pity!, miserabile dictu!, O lud lud!, too true!, tears standing in the eyes, tears starting from the eyes, eyes suffused, eyes swimming, eyes brimming, eyes overflowing with tears, if you have tears prepare to shed them now, interdum lacrymae pondera vocis habent, strangled his language in his tears, tears such as angels weep.


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