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sorrow

noun [C or U]     /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 .Sadness and regret
(Definition of sorrow noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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