sor·row /ˈsɑr(ˌ)o, ˈsɔr-/
Sor·row n. 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.
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.
Sor·row, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sorrowed p. pr. & vb. n. Sorrowing.] 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.
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"; "to his rue, the error cost
him the game" [syn: regret, rue, 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]