sorrower
noun see sorrow II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sorrower — See sorrow. * * * …   Universalium

  • sorrower — sor·row·er …   English syllables

  • sorrower — noun a person who is feeling grief (as grieving over someone who has died) • Syn: ↑mourner, ↑griever, ↑lamenter • Derivationally related forms: ↑lament (for: ↑lamenter), ↑sorrow, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sorrow — sorrower, n. sorrowless, adj. /sor oh, sawr oh/, n. 1. distress caused by loss, affliction, disappointment, etc.; grief, sadness, or regret. 2. a cause or occasion of grief or regret, as an affliction, a misfortune, or trouble: His first sorrow… …   Universalium

  • griever — noun a person who is feeling grief (as grieving over someone who has died) • Syn: ↑mourner, ↑sorrower, ↑lamenter • Derivationally related forms: ↑lament (for: ↑lamenter), ↑sorrow …   Useful english dictionary

  • lamenter — noun a person who is feeling grief (as grieving over someone who has died) • Syn: ↑mourner, ↑griever, ↑sorrower • Derivationally related forms: ↑lament, ↑sorrow (for: ↑sorrower), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sorrow — I. noun Etymology: Middle English sorow, from Old English sorg; akin to Old High German sorga sorrow Date: before 12th century 1. a. deep distress, sadness, or regret especially for the loss of someone or something loved b. resultant unhappy or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mourner — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. lamenter; mute, pallbearer. See interment, lamentation. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. lamenter, bereaved person, griever, keener, weeper, wailer, repiner, sorrower, willow wearer, pallbearer, commiserator,… …   English dictionary for students

  • mourner — n sorrower, griever, lamenter, weeper, wail er, bewailer, bemoaner, elegizer, repiner, groaner, whimperer; survivor, widow or widower, bereaved person, orphan, Sl. relict; commiserator, condoler, pallbearer, bearer, undertaker, Brit. Obs. mute,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • sorrow — /ˈsɒroʊ / (say soroh) noun 1. distress caused by loss, affliction, disappointment, etc.; grief, sadness. 2. a cause or occasion of grief or regret. 3. an affliction, misfortune, or trouble. –verb (i) 4. to feel sorrow; grieve. {Middle English;… …   Australian English dictionary

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