dolor

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do·lor

noun \ˈdō-lər also ˈdä-\

Definition of DOLOR

:  mental suffering or anguish :  grief

Examples of DOLOR

  1. <her sad poems grew out of a deep dolor that lasted for months>

Origin of DOLOR

Middle English dolour, from Anglo-French, from Latin dolor pain, grief, from dolēre to feel pain, grieve
First Known Use: 14th century

do·lor

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DOLOR

1
obsolete : physical pain—used in old medicine as one of five cardinal symptoms of inflammation
2
: mental suffering or anguish

Variants of DOLOR

do·lor or chiefly British do·lour \ˈdō-lər, ˈdäl-ər\

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