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  • 1cause of sorrow — index grievance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2sorrow — ► NOUN 1) deep distress caused by loss or disappointment. 2) a cause of sorrow. ► VERB ▪ feel sorrow. ORIGIN Old English …

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  • 3sorrow — noun a feeling of deep distress caused by loss or disappointment. ↘a cause of sorrow. ↘the outward expression of grief. verb feel sorrow. Derivatives sorrowful adjective sorrowfully adverb sorrowfulness noun Origin OE sorh, sorg (n.), sorgian… …

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  • 4sorrow — n. & v. n. 1 mental distress caused by loss or disappointment etc. 2 a cause of sorrow. 3 lamentation. v.intr. 1 feel sorrow. 2 mourn. Derivatives: sorrower n. sorrowing adj. Etymology: OE sorh, sorg …

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  • 5sorrow — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. grief, sadness, dolor, distress; contrition, remorse, penitence; affliction, woe. See dejection. Ant., joy, happiness. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Grief] Syn. sadness, anguish, pain; see grief 1 . 2. [The… …

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  • 6sorrow — n Sorrow, grief, heartache, heartbreak, anguish, woe, regret, though not close synonyms, share the idea of distress of mind. Sorrow is the most general term, implying a sense of loss or of guilt {when you depart from me, sorrow abides and… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7sorrow — 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… …

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  • 8sorrow — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ deep, genuine, great, immense, profound, terrible, tremendous, unbearable ▪ He wrote to the dead man s mother expressing his deep sorrow …

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  • 9sorrow — n. 1) to cause sorrow 2) to express; feel; show sorrow 3) to alleviate smb. s sorrow 4) deep, great, inexpressible, keen, profound sorrow 5) personal sorrow 6) sorrow at (to feel deep sorrow at the death of a friend) 7) to smb. s sorrow (to my… …

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  • 10sorrow — 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… …

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  • 11cause — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 sb/sth that makes sth happen ADJECTIVE ▪ real, root, true, underlying ▪ the root cause of the problem ▪ deeper ▪ …

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  • 12sorrow — 1. noun /ˈsɒrəʊ/ a) unhappiness, woe b) An instance or cause of unhappiness. : Parting is such sweet sorrow. 2. verb /ˈsɒrəʊ/ To feel or express grief. ‘Sorrow not, sir,’ says he, ‘like those without hope.’ …

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  • 13sorrow — sor•row [[t]ˈsɒr oʊ, ˈsɔr oʊ[/t]] n. 1) distress caused by loss, disappointment, etc.; grief 2) a cause or occasion of grief, as a misfortune 3) the expression of grief: muffled sorrow[/ex] 4) to feel or express sorrow; grieve • Etymology: bef.… …

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  • 14sorrow — /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;… …

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  • 15Sing the Sorrow — Studio album by AFI Released March 11, 2003 …

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  • 16Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow — Pour les articles homonymes, voir DoS. Castlevania Dawn of Sorrow …

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  • 17give one a pain — cause one pain, cause one sorrow and suffering …

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  • 18Grief — (gr[=e]f), n. [OE. grief, gref, OF. grief, gref, F. grief, L. gravis heavy; akin to Gr. bary s, Skr. guru, Goth. ka[ u]rus. Cf. {Barometer}, {Grave}, a., {Grieve}, {Gooroo.}] 1. Pain of mind on account of something in the past; mental suffering… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19To come to grief — Grief Grief (gr[=e]f), n. [OE. grief, gref, OF. grief, gref, F. grief, L. gravis heavy; akin to Gr. bary s, Skr. guru, Goth. ka[ u]rus. Cf. {Barometer}, {Grave}, a., {Grieve}, {Gooroo.}] 1. Pain of mind on account of something in the past; mental …

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  • 20pity — [pit′ē] n. pl. pities [ME pite < OFr pitet < L pietas: see PIETY] 1. sorrow felt for another s suffering or misfortune; compassion; sympathy 2. the ability to feel such compassion 3. a cause for sorrow or regret vt., vi. pitied, pitying [ …

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