Sorrow and Sadness


Sorrow noun - An emotion of great sadness associated with loss or bereavement.
Usage example: he tried to express his sorrow at her loss

Sadness is a synonym for sorrow in grief topic. In some cases you can use "Sadness" instead a noun "Sorrow", when it comes to topics like misery, anguish, bereavement. popular alternative


Sadness noun - A state or spell of low spirits.
Usage example: she was filled with sadness at the thought of having to leave her family

Sorrow is a synonym for sadness in unhappiness topic. You can use "Sorrow" instead a noun "Sadness", if it concerns topics such as grief, misery, anguish, bereavement. popular alternative

Nearby Words: sad, sadly

How words are described

human human sorrow human sadness
pure pure sorrow pure sadness
long long sorrow long sadness
certain certain sorrow certain sadness
Other adjectives: mild, genuine, sheer, deep, obvious, powerful, real, collective, great, intense, absolute, bitter, incredible, apparent, eternal, overwhelming, vast, expressing.
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