Sorrowful Sor"row*ful, a. [OE. sorweful, AS. sorgful.] 1. Full of sorrow; exhibiting sorrow; sad; dejected; distressed. ``This sorrowful prisoner.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

My soul is exceeding sorrowful, even unto death. --Matt. xxvi. 38. [1913 Webster]

2. Producing sorrow; exciting grief; mournful; lamentable; grievous; as, a sorrowful accident. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Sad; mournful; dismal; disconsolate; drear; dreary; grievous; lamentable; doleful; distressing. [1913 Webster] -- {Sor"row*ful*ly}, adv. -- {Sor"row*ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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