sorrow - definition and synonyms

noun 

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/ˈsɒrəʊ/
singularsorrow
pluralsorrows
  1. 1
    [uncountable] great sadness

    He sensed a feeling of profound sorrow in her voice.

    sorrow at/about:

    Joe’s colleagues expressed sorrow at his tragic death.

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

    They’ve had their share of sorrows.

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