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1. sorrow

noun. ['ˈsɑːroʊ'] an emotion of great sadness associated with loss or bereavement.

Synonyms

  • unhappiness
  • heartache
  • ruthfulness
  • broken heart
  • sorrowfulness
  • self-pity
  • mournfulness
  • heartbreak
  • brokenheartedness
  • grief

Antonyms

  • joy
  • forbid
  • disallow
  • be full

Etymology

  • sorow (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sorg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Sorrow

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  • conigliaro
  • cannistraro
  • posteraro
  • pignataro
  • mortellaro
  • montanaro
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  • finocchiaro
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  • bordonaro
  • utamaro
  • stagnaro
  • scalfaro
  • pecoraro
  • pagliaro
  • molinaro
  • mogavaro
  • marinaro
  • famularo
  • digennaro
  • degennaro
  • cavallaro
  • calderaro

How do you pronounce sorrow?

Pronounce sorrow as ˈsɑroʊ.

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Example sentences of the word sorrow


1. Noun, singular or mass
Send a card expressing your sorrow about his loss, even if you already have done so in person.

2. Adjective
An example of a theme used in this style of mime might be sorrow or desire.

Quotes containing the word sorrow


1. The garden of love is green without limit and yields many fruits other than sorrow or joy. Love is beyond either condition: without spring, without autumn, it is always fresh.
- Rumi

2. You find out in life that people really like you funny. So what do you give 'em? Humor. And then if you show them the other side, they don't like you as much. I find, too, that I can hide behind the idiot's mask being funny, and you never see the sorrow or the pain.
- Terry Bradshaw

3. Humor reminds you, when you're flattened by sorrow, that you're still human.
- Elizabeth McCracken

2. sorrow

noun. ['ˈsɑːroʊ'] sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment.

Synonyms

  • unhappiness
  • attrition
  • rue
  • self-reproach
  • remorse
  • contriteness
  • compunction
  • regret
  • contrition
  • ruefulness

Antonyms

  • be well
  • enjoy
  • better
  • merciless

Etymology

  • sorow (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sorg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. sorrow

noun. ['ˈsɑːroʊ'] something that causes great unhappiness.

Synonyms

  • grief

Antonyms

  • increase
  • accept

Etymology

  • sorow (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sorg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. sorrow

noun. ['ˈsɑːroʊ'] the state of being sad.

Synonyms

  • unhappiness
  • mourning
  • poignance
  • sorrowfulness
  • poignancy
  • bereavement

Antonyms

  • unsympathetic
  • uncompassionate
  • inhumane
  • mercilessness

Etymology

  • sorow (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sorg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. sorrow

verb. ['ˈsɑːroʊ'] feel grief.

Synonyms

  • suffer
  • compassionate
  • condole with
  • sympathize with
  • feel for
  • pity
  • grieve

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • happy
  • feeling
  • bonheur

Etymology

  • sorow (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sorg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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