Sor"row*ful (?), a. [OE. sorweful, AS. sorgful.]

1.

Full of sorrow; exhibiting sorrow; sad; dejected; distressed.

"This sorrowful prisoner."

Chaucer.

My soul is exceeding sorrowful, even unto death. Matt. xxvi. 38.

2.

Producing sorrow; exciting grief; mournful; lamentable; grievous; as, a sorrowful accident.

Syn. -- Sad; mournful; dismal; disconsolate; drear; dreary; grievous; lamentable; doleful; distressing.

-- Sor"row*ful*ly, adv. -- Sor"row*ful*ness, n.

 

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