Meaning of sorrow

sor•row

Pronunciation: (sor'ō, sôr'ō), [key]
— n.
  1. distress caused by loss, affliction, disappointment, etc.; grief, sadness, or regret.
  2. a cause or occasion of grief or regret, as an affliction, a misfortune, or trouble: His first sorrow was the bank failure.
  3. the expression of grief, sadness, disappointment, or the like: muffled sorrow.
—v.i.
  1. to feel sorrow; grieve.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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