About Sorrow: ==

  • Definition

=====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\'a3rga; of unknown origin.]=====

The uneasiness or pain of mind which is produced by the loss of any good, real or supposed, or by disappointment 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.Edit
Synonyms -- Grief; unhappiness; regret; sadness; heaviness; mourning; affliction. See Affliction, and Grief.Edit

=====Sorrow (Sor"row), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sorrowed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Sorrowing.] [OE. sorowen, sorwen, sorhen, AS. sorgian; akin to Goth. sa\'a3rgan. 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.Edit


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