Day-8 (Dolorous)

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Word:
Dolorous

Status:
Adjective

Meaning:
Causing, marked by, or expressing misery or grief

Sentence:
1) Romeo sang dolorous ballads of death and regret.
2) The death of her mother was a dolorous experience for her.

Origin:
From Latin dolor which means 'pain, grief' or from Old French doloros which means 'sorrowful, wretched'

First use:
15th century

Synonyms:
aching, agonized, anguished, bemoaning, bewailing, bitter, deploring, doleful, dolesome, mournful, funeral, grieving, heartbroken, lamentable, lugubrious, plaintive, plangent, regretful, rueful, sorrowful, sorry, weeping, wailing, woeful

Antonyms:
joyful, happy, glad, cheerful, delighted, gratified, blissful, pleased, chuffed

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