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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
sorrow /'sɔrou/
  • danh từ
    • nỗi đau đớn; sự buồn rầu, sự buồn phiền
    • sự kêu than, sự than van
    • the Man of Sorrows
      • Chúa Giê-xu
  • nội động từ
    • buồn rầu, buồn phiền
      • to sorrow at (over, for) a misfortune: buồn phiền về một điều bất hạnh
    • đau xót, thương tiếc (ai)
      • to sorrow after (for) someone: thương tiếc ai, khóc ai
Concise Dictionary
sorrows|sorrowed|sorrowing'sɑrəʊ /'sɒr-
+an emotion of great sadness associated with loss or bereavement
+sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment
+something that causes great unhappiness
+the state of being sad
+feel grief; eat one's heart out
Thesaurus Dictionary
1 sadness, heartbreak, grief, unhappiness, dolour, misery, woe, anguish, distress, suffering, torment, agony, wretchedness, heartache, desolation, desolateness:
How can one deal with the sorrow of the loss of a child?
2 affliction, trouble, trial, tribulation, misfortune, hardship, adversity, bad or hard luck, cares, pressure, strain, travail:
It is unbelievable that anyone could survive a life filled with such sorrow.
3 grieve, lament, mourn, regret, keen, bemoan, agonize, moan, bewail:
She is sorrowing over the loss of her nephew.
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
1 [U] ~ (at / for / over sth) a feeling of great sadness because sth very bad has happened
Synonym: GRIEF
He expressed his sorrow at the news of her death. + They said that the decision was made more in sorrow than in anger.
2 [C] a very sad event or situation: the joys and sorrows of childhood + His death was a great sorrow to everyone who knew him.
+ verb [V] ~ (over sth) (literary) to feel or express great sadness: the sorrowing relatives + They had sorrowed over his death.
Collocation Dictionary


deep, genuine, great, unbearable


I felt no sorrow for her.
| express
He wrote to the dead man's mother expressing his deep sorrow.
| share
She wanted to share his sorrow.
| hide
I couldn't hide my sorrow and anger.
| bring, cause
The war brought sorrow to millions.


to sb's ~
To his great sorrow he could not remember his mother.
| with ~
They accepted the decision with sorrow.
| ~ at
his sorrow at having to quit his job


a feeling/pang of sorrow
Claudia felt a deep pang of sorrow for her sister.
| full of sorrow
He looked at Katherine, his eyes full of sorrow.
| tears of sorrow
Tears of relief were mixed with tears of sorrow.
| a time of sorrow
This is a time of great sorrow for all the family.

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