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Sor"row, n. Etym: [oe. sorwe, sorewe, sor, as. sorg, sorh; akin to d. Zorg care, anxiety, os. sorga, ohg. sorga, soraga, suorga, g. sorge, Icel., Sw., & dan. sorg, goth. saúrga; of unknown origin.]

Defn: the uneasiness or pain of mind which is produced by the loss of Any good, real or supposed, or by diseappointment in the expectation Of good; grief at having suffered or occasioned evil; regret; Unhappiness; sadness. Milton. How great a sorrow suffereth now arcite! Chaucer. The safe and general antidote against sorrow is employment. Rambler.


-- grief; unhappiness; regret; sadness; heaviness; mourning;

Affliction. See affliction, and grief.

Sorrow Sor"row, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sorrowed; p. pr. & vb. n. Sorrowing.] Etym: [oe. sorowen, sorwen, sorhen, as. sorgian; akin to goth. Saúrgan. See sorrow, n.]

Defn: to feel pain of mind in consequence of evil experienced, Feared, or done; to grieve; to be sad; to be sorry. Sorrowing most of all . . . that they should see his face no more. Acts xx. 38. I desire no man to sorrow for me. Sir j. Hayward.


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