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sorrow

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈsɒr.əʊ/ us    /ˈsɔːr.oʊ/ formal
C2 (a cause of) a feeling of great sadness: The sorrow she felt over/at the death of her husband was almost too much to bear. The sorrows of her earlier years gave way to joy in later life.

sorrow

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk   /ˈsɒr.əʊ/ us    /ˈsɔːr.oʊ/ formal
to feel great sadness: For years she sorrowed over her missing son.
Translations of “sorrow”
in Korean 슬픔…
in Arabic حُزن…
in French chagrin…
in Turkish keder, elem, üzüntü…
in Italian tristezza, dolore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 悲痛,傷心,悔恨, 傷心事,不幸…
in Russian печаль…
in Polish smutek, żal…
in Spanish pena, pesar, dolor…
in Portuguese pesar, tristeza, aflição…
in German der Kummer…
in Catalan tristesa, pena…
in Japanese 悲しみ, 悲哀…
in Chinese (Simplified) 悲痛,伤心,悔恨, 伤心事,不幸…
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