Associations to the word «Sorrow»


SORROW, noun. (uncountable) unhappiness, woe
SORROW, noun. (countable) (usually in plural) An instance or cause of unhappiness.
SORROW, verb. (intransitive) To feel or express grief.
SORROW, verb. (transitive) To feel grief over; to mourn, regret.

Dictionary definition

SORROW, noun. An emotion of great sadness associated with loss or bereavement; "he tried to express his sorrow at her loss".
SORROW, noun. Sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment; "he drank to drown his sorrows"; "he wrote a note expressing his regret"; "to his rue, the error cost him the game".
SORROW, noun. Something that causes great unhappiness; "her death was a great grief to John".
SORROW, noun. The state of being sad; "she tired of his perpetual sadness".
SORROW, verb. Feel grief.

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche