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noun     sorrow pronunciation in American English
/ˈsɔroʊ/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] great sadness

    He sensed a feeling of profound sorrow in her voice.

    sorrow over/about/for:

    The President expressed his deep sorrow over the bombing deaths.

  2. 2
    [countable] an event or problem that makes someone feel very sad

    They’ve had their share of sorrows.

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