Forlornness and Grief


Forlornness noun - A state or spell of low spirits.
Usage example: seemingly nothing could relieve the losing team's forlornness

Grief and forlornness are semantically related. in unhappiness topic. In some cases you can use "Grief" instead a noun "Forlornness".


Grief noun - Deep sadness especially for the loss of someone or something loved.
Usage example: even the gruff grandfather felt a heartbreaking grief when the family dog died

Forlornness and grief are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Forlornness" instead a noun "Grief".

Nearby Words: grieve, grieving
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Grief or Forlornness. 2016. Accessed June 26, 2022.
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