Sorrowful and Unhappy

Sorrowful

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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

Unhappy is a synonym for sorrowful in sad topic. In some cases you can use "Unhappy" instead an adjective "Sorrowful", when it comes to topics like feeling, inconsolable, grieving, tragic. popular alternative
Nearby Words: sorrow, sorrowed, sorrowing, sorrowfully
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Unhappy

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Unhappy adjective – Feeling unhappiness.
Usage example: he's been unhappy ever since his family's move, which took him away from all his friends

Sorrowful is a synonym for unhappy in sad topic. You can use "Sorrowful" instead an adjective "Unhappy", if it concerns topics such as inconsolable. popular alternative
Nearby Word: unhappily
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Things that words describes

character sorrowful character unhappy character
series sorrowful series unhappy series
expression sorrowful expression unhappy expression
story sorrowful story unhappy story
Other nouns: owner.
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