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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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