Depressed and Sorrowful


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Depressed adjective – Feeling unhappiness.
Usage example: I was depressed and didn't feel much like going to the party

Sorrowful is a synonym for depressed in sad topic. In some cases you can use "Sorrowful" instead an adjective "Depressed", when it comes to topics like feeling, wretched, despondent, distressed.
Nearby Words: depression, depressing, depressive, depressant, depressor
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Sorrowful adjective – Expressing or suggesting mourning.
Usage example: adopted a sorrowful tone of voice to read the news story about the former governor's death

Depressed is a synonym for sorrowful in sad topic. You can use "Depressed" instead an adjective "Sorrowful", if it concerns topics such as feeling, wretched, despondent, grieving.
Nearby Words: sorrow, sorrowed, sorrowing, sorrowfully
Synonyms for Sorrowful

Things that words describes

character depressed character sorrowful character
tone depressed tone sorrowful tone
moments depressed moments sorrowful moments

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / Fresh Meat Inferiority Superiority Complex: There are many instances of JP flip-flopping between cocky, alpha male dickhead and sorrowful, depressed, insecure sadact, often within the same episode.
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