Painful and Sorrowful


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Painful adjective – Causing or feeling bodily pain.
Sorrowful is a synonym for painful in lamentable topic. In some cases you can use "Sorrowful" instead an adjective "Painful".
Nearby Words: pain, pained, painfully, painless, paining
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Sorrowful adjective – Expressing or suggesting mourning.
Painful is a synonym for sorrowful in property topic. Sometimes you can use "Painful" instead an adjective "Sorrowful", if it concerns topics such as sad, lamentable, grieving.
Nearby Words: sorrow, sorrowed, sorrowing, sorrowfully
Synonyms for Sorrowful

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scene painful scene sorrowful scene
loss painful loss sorrowful loss
moments painful moments sorrowful moments
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