Forlornness and Sorrow


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

Sorrow and forlornness are semantically related. in despair topic. In some cases you can use "Sorrow" instead a noun "Forlornness", when it comes to topics like depression, unhappiness.


Sorrow noun - Deep sadness especially for the loss of someone or something loved.
Usage example: he felt great sorrow at the loss of his beloved dog

Forlornness and sorrow are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Forlornness" instead a noun "Sorrow".

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