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sorrow


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sorrow  \Sor"row\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Sorrowed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Sorrowing}.]  [OE.  sorowen  sorwen,  sorhen,  AS  sorgian; 
  akin  to  Goth.  sa['u]rgan.  See  {Sorrow},  n.] 
  To  feel  pain  of  mind  in  consequence  of  evil  experienced, 
  feared,  or  done  to  grieve;  to  be  sad;  to  be  sorry. 
 
  Sorrowing  most  of  all  .  .  .  that  they  should  see  his 
  face  no  more  --Acts  xx  38. 
 
  I  desire  no  man  to  sorrow  for  me  --Sir  J. 
  Hayward. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sorrow  \Sor"row\,  n.  [OE.  sorwe,  sorewe,  sor?e,  AS  sorg,  sorh; 
  akin  to  D.  zorg  care  anxiety,  OS  sorga,  OHG.  sorga,  soraga, 
  suorga  G.  sorge,  Icel.,  Sw.,  &  Dan.  sorg,  Goth.  sa['u]rga; 
  of  unknown  origin.] 
  The  uneasiness  or  pain  of  mind  which  is  produced  by  the  loss 
  of  any  good,  real  or  supposed,  or  by  diseappointment  in  the 
  expectation  of  good;  grief  at  having  suffered  or  occasioned 
  evil;  regret;  unhappiness;  sadness.  --Milton. 
 
  How  great  a  sorrow  suffereth  now  Arcite!  --Chaucer. 
 
  The  safe  and  general  antidote  against  sorrow  is 
  employment.  --Rambler. 
 
  Syn:  Grief;  unhappiness;  regret;  sadness;  heaviness; 
  mourning;  affliction.  See  {Affliction},  and  {Grief}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  sorrow 
  n  1:  an  emotion  of  great  sadness  associated  with  loss  or 
  bereavement;  "he  tried  to  express  his  sorrow  at  her 
  loss"  [ant:  {joy}] 
  2:  sadness  associated  with  some  wrong  done  or  some 
  disappointment;  "he  drank  to  drown  his  sorrows";  "he  wrote 
  a  note  expressing  his  regret"  [syn:  {regret},  {ruefulness}] 
  3:  something  that  causes  great  unhappiness;  "her  death  was  a 
  great  grief  to  John"  [syn:  {grief}] 
  4:  the  state  of  being  sad;  "she  tired  of  his  perpetual  sadness" 
  [syn:  {sadness},  {sorrowfulness}] 
  v  :  feel  grief;  eat  one's  heart  out  [syn:  {grieve}] 




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