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Main Entry: 1sor·row
Pronunciation: primarystresssär-omacr, primarystresssodotr-
Function: noun
1 a : sadness felt after a loss (as of something loved) b : a cause of grief or sadness
2 : a display of grief or sadness
synonyms SORROW, GRIEF, WOE mean distress of mind. SORROW suggests a feeling that something has been lost and often feelings of guilt and regret <expressed sorrow for having caused the accident>. GRIEF stresses feeling great sorrow usually for a special reason <their grief when their pet died>. WOE suggests feeling hopeless and miserable <all my troubles left me in a state of woe>.

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