Forlorn and Sorrowful


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Forlorn adjective – Feeling unhappiness.
Usage example: she was forlorn when she found out the trip had been cancelled

Sorrowful is a synonym for forlorn in unhappy topic. In some cases you can use "Sorrowful" instead an adjective "Forlorn", when it comes to topics like despondent, mournful.
Nearby Word: forlornly
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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

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

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speech forlorn speech sorrowful speech
expression forlorn expression sorrowful expression
music forlorn music sorrowful music
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