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Definitions and Synonyms of sorrowfulness | Another word for sorrowfulness | What is sorrowfulness?

Definition 1: a state of gloomy sorrow - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for sorrowfulness in the sense of this definition

(sorrowfulness is a kind of ...) an emotion of great sadness associated with loss or bereavement

"he tried to express his sorrow at her loss"

(... is a kind of sorrowfulness ) intense mournfulness

(... is a kind of sorrowfulness ) expressing sorrowfulness

Definition 2: the state of being sad - [noun denoting state]

Samples where sorrowfulness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she tired of his perpetual sadness

Synonyms for sorrowfulness in the sense of this definition

(sorrowfulness is a kind of ...) state characterized by emotions ranging from mild discontentment to deep grief

(... is a kind of sorrowfulness ) state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one

(... is a kind of sorrowfulness ) a state of deeply felt distress or sorrow

"a moment of extraordinary poignancy"

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