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  Words related to sorrow

Related / Similar Words: grief, regret, rue, ruefulness, sadness, sorrowfulness, grieve

 

Definition:
  • something that causes great unhappiness; "her death was a great grief to John";
  • an emotion of great sadness associated with loss or bereavement; "he tried to express his sorrow at her loss";
  • sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment; "he drank to drown his sorrows"; "he wrote a note expressing his regret"; "to his rue, the error cost him the game";
  • the state of being sad; "she tired of his perpetual sadness";
  • feel grief; eat one''s heart out;

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    Hyponyms: grief, heartache, heartbreak, brokenheartedness, mournfulness, sorrowfulness, ruthfulness, self-pity, attrition, contrition, contriteness, compunction, remorse, self-reproach, mourning, bereavement, poignance, poignancy, mourn, feel for, pity, compassionate, condole with, sympathize with

     

    Derivational Morphology: grieve, repent, regret, rue, sadness, sorrowfulness, grief, ruefulness, mourner, griever, sorrower, lamenter

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 悲傷   Danish: sorg  
    Dutch: smart   Finnish: suru  
    French: peine   German: Kummer  
    Hebrew: צער   Italian: dolore  
    Japanese: 悲哀   Korean: 슬픔  
    Portuguese: tristeza   Russian: горе  
    Spanish: tristeza   Swedish: sorg  
    Telugu: దిగులు  
     
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