English adjective: sorrowful
|1.||sorrowful experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss|
A sorrowful tale of death and despair.
Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful.
|Similar||anguished, bereaved, bereft, bitter, brokenhearted, dolorous, dolourous, elegiac, grief-stricken, grieving, grievous, heartbreaking, heartbroken, heartrending, heartsick, lachrymose, lamenting, lugubrious, mournful, mourning, plaintive, sad, sorrowing, tearful, tormented, tortured, wailful, wailing, weeping, woebegone, woeful|
|See also||joyless, unhappy|