Etymology
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sorrowful (adj.)

Old English sorgful "sad, anxious, careful; distressing, doleful;" see sorrow (n.) + -ful. Related: Sorrowfully; sorowfulness.

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Definitions of sorrowful

sorrowful (adj.)
experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss; "even in laughter the heart is sorrowful"- Proverbs 14:13;
sorrowful news
sorrowful widows
a sorrowful tale of death and despair
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