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dolor

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noun do·lor \ˈdō-lər also ˈdä-\

Definition of dolor

  1. :  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

Rhymes with dolor


Medical Dictionary

dolor

noun do·lor

Medical Definition of dolor

  1. 1obsolete :  physical pain—used in old medicine as one of five cardinal symptoms of inflammation

  2. 2:  mental suffering or anguish



Variants of dolor

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

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