be+sorrowful

  • 1 Sorrowful — Sor row*ful, a. [OE. sorweful, AS. sorgful.] 1. Full of sorrow; exhibiting sorrow; sad; dejected; distressed. This sorrowful prisoner. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] My soul is exceeding sorrowful, even unto death. Matt. xxvi. 38. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 sorrowful — index bitter (reproachful), contrite, deplorable, despondent, disconsolate, grave (solemn), lam …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 sorrowful — O.E. sorgful; see SORROW (Cf. sorrow) + FUL (Cf. ful). Related: Sorrowfully; sorowfulness …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 sorrowful — [adj] very upset; grieving affecting, afflicted, dejected, depressed, disconsolate, distressing, doleful, dolent, full of sorrow, grievous, heartbroken, heartrending, heavyhearted, hurting, in mourning, in pain, in sorrow, lamentable, lugubrious …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 sorrowful — ► ADJECTIVE 1) feeling or showing sorrow. 2) causing sorrow. DERIVATIVES sorrowfully adverb sorrowfulness noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 sorrowful — [sär′əfəl, sôr′ə fəl] adj. [ME soruful < OE sorgful] full of sorrow; feeling, causing, or expressing sorrow SYN. SAD sorrowfully adv. sorrowfulness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Sorrowful — Infobox He Man/She Ra Character|Alliance=#87CEFA Title=Sorrowful Name=Sorrowful Status=Alive Powers=Flight Fire breathing Affiliation=Adora The Great Rebellion Actor=Lou Scheimer Sorrowful is a fictional character in the animated television… …

    Wikipedia

  • 8 Sorrowful Jones — Infobox Film name = Sorrowful Jones image size = caption = 1949 movie poster director = Sidney Lanfield producer = Robert L. Welch writer = Edmund L. Hartmann Melville Shavelson from the story by Damon Runyon starring = Bob Hope Lucille Ball… …

    Wikipedia

  • 9 Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary — Symbolism = The Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary is an icon of the Virgin Mary with her Immaculate Heart pierced by a sword or seven swords representing the seven sorrows of Mary: # The prophecy of Simeon. # The flight into Egypt. # The… …

    Wikipedia

  • 10 sorrowful — [[t]sɒ̱roʊfʊl[/t]] ADJ GRADED Sorrowful means very sad. [LITERARY] His father s face looked suddenly soft and sorrowful... Roy told his sorrowful tale with simple words anybody could understand. Syn: mournful Derived words: sorrowfully ADV ADV… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 sorrowful — adjective Date: before 12th century 1. full of or marked by sorrow < a sorrowful good bye > 2. expressive of or inducing sorrow < sorrowful eyes > • sorrowfully adverb • sorrowfulness noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 sorrowful — sorrowfully, adv. sorrowfulness, n. /sor euh feuhl, sawr /, adj. 1. full of or feeling sorrow; grieved; sad. 2. showing or expressing sorrow; mournful; plaintive: a sorrowful song. 3. involving or causing sorrow; distressing: a sorrowful event.… …

    Universalium

  • 13 sorrowful — adjective 1) sorrowful eyes Syn: sad, unhappy, dejected, regretful, downcast, miserable, downhearted, despondent, despairing, disconsolate, desolate, glum, gloomy, doleful, dismal, melancholy, mournful …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 14 Sorrowful God — The Sorrowful God in Polish mythology is depicted in pre history sculpture sitting with his head in his hand, peaceful and contemplative. He is representative of the mature elder year god, unmasked, with the wisdom of a sage …

    Wikipedia

  • 15 sorrowful — adjective a) Of a person, full of sorrow; exhibiting sorrow; sad; dejected; distressed. sorrowful accident b) Producing sorrow; exciting grief; mournful; lamentable; grievous …

    Wiktionary

  • 16 sorrowful — sor|row|ful [ˈsɔrəufəl US ˈsa:rou , ˈso: ] adj literary very sad ▪ a sorrowful expression >sorrowfully adv ▪ A lot of damage has already been done, he said sorrowfully …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 sorrowful — sor|row|ful [ sɔroufl ] adjective LITERARY feeling, expressing, or causing sadness: sorrowful dark eyes ╾ sor|row|ful|ly adverb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 sorrowful — adjective literary very sad: an old woman with a sorrowful expression sorrowfully adverb sorrowfulness noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 sorrowful — UK [ˈsɒrəʊf(ə)l] / US [ˈsɔroʊf(ə)l] adjective literary feeling, expressing, or causing great sadness sorrowful dark eyes Derived word: sorrowfully adverb …

    English dictionary

  • 20 sorrowful — sor•row•ful [[t]ˈsɒr ə fəl, ˈsɔr [/t]] adj. 1) feeling sorrow; grieved; sad 2) expressing sorrow; mournful: a sorrowful song[/ex] 3) causing sorrow; distressing • Etymology: bef. 900 sor′row•ful•ly, adv. sor′row•ful•ness, n …

    From formal English to slang