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Definition of Sorrowful

Sorrowful

  1. Full of sorrow; exhibiting sorrow; sad; dejected; distressed.
  2. Producing sorrow; exciting grief; mournful; lamentable; grievous; as, a sorrowful accident.

Sorrowful Quotations

Sorrowful and great is the artist's destiny.
Franz Liszt

When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
Khalil Gibran

When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
Khalil Gibran

I think that Poe is so resonant because he represents that part of us that is in misery or sorrowful or wants to explore the darkness. He wrote a great story called 'The Imp of the Perverse' about the instinct towards self-destruction. Poe is the godfather of Goth literature and that whole movement.
John Cusack

Truly, love is delightful and pleasant food, supplying, as it does, rest to the weary, strength to the weak, and joy to the sorrowful. It in fact renders the yoke of truth easy and its burden light.
Saint Bernard
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Sorrowful Translations

sorrowful in Italian is afflitto, disgraziato
sorrowful in Spanish is afligido, desastrado, pesaroso
sorrowful in Swedish is sorgsen
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