HyperDic: sorrowfulness

English > 2 senses of the word sorrowfulness:
NOUNstatesorrowfulness, sadness, sorrowthe state of being sad
feelingsorrowfulness, mournfulness, ruthfulnessa state of gloomy sorrow
English > sorrowfulness: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of being sad.
Synonymssadness, sorrow
Narrowermourning, bereavementstate of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one
poignance, poignancyA state of deeply felt distress or sorrow
Broaderunhappinessstate characterized by emotions ranging from mild discontentment to deep grief
Spanishamargura, compunción, desconsuelo, espina, pena, tristeza
Catalandisgust, pena, tristesa
Adjectivessorrowfulexperiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss
English > sorrowfulness: 2 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningA state of gloomy sorrow.
Synonymsmournfulness, ruthfulness
NarrowerplaintivenessExpressing sorrowfulness
woe, woefulnessIntense mournfulness
BroadersorrowAn emotion of great sadness associated with loss or bereavement
Adjectivessorrowfulexperiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss

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