sorrowfulness

Definitions of sorrowfulness
  1. noun
    the state of being sad
    synonyms: sadness, sorrow
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    types:
    bereavement, mourning
    state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one
    poignance, poignancy
    a state of deeply felt distress or sorrow
    type of:
    unhappiness
    state characterized by emotions ranging from mild discontentment to deep grief
  2. noun
    a state of gloomy sorrow
    synonyms: mournfulness, ruthfulness
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    types:
    woe, woefulness
    intense mournfulness
    plaintiveness
    expressing sorrowfulness
    type of:
    sorrow
    an emotion of great sadness associated with loss or bereavement
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