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Should we be more willing to share loss and sorrow with them? Why am I Afraid to Grieve (1994)There is a great deal of sorrow in the world. Wives and Daughters (1864)But all my sorrow and regret could not put my marriage or my family together again. Christianity Today (2000)My deepest sorrow and thoughts are with his family at this time. The Sun (2012)Their first thought was not one of sorrow and sympathy. The Sun (2006)It is wonderful that from so much sorrow such happiness could come. What the Bee Knows - reflections on myth, symbol and story (1989)It was a great sorrow to him that he had none of his own. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In the hidden reaches where memory probes are sorrows too deep to fathom. Consuelo & Alva: Love and Power in the Gilded Age (2005)His parents have talked to him about healthy eating and expressed sorrow and anger at his stealing to no avail. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So take care of them while they are there and avoid the sorrow and regret you will have when they are gone. The Sun (2012)I live alone with terrible feelings of loss and sorrow. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She discovered that humour was the most effective way both of dealing with her husband's suffering and her sorrow at his death. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We meet beneath the dripping bridge, soot, fear and sorrow on each ledge. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)But you don't live life and not know heartache, sorrow and fear. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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British English: sorrow NOUN
Sorrow is a feeling of deep sadness or regret.
It was a time of great sorrow.
Definition of sorrow from the Collins English Dictionary
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