English dictionary



Hint: Wildcards can be used multiple times in a query.

English adjective: sorrowful

1. sorrowful experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss


SamplesSorrowful widows.
A sorrowful tale of death and despair.
Sorrowful news.
Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful.


Similaranguished, 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 alsojoyless, unhappy


Antonymsjoyful









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk