adjective do·lor·ous \ˈdō-lə-rəs also ˈdä-\

Definition of DOLOROUS

:  causing, marked by, or expressing misery or grief
do·lor·ous·ly adverb
do·lor·ous·ness noun

Examples of DOLOROUS

  1. <dolorous ballads of death and regret>

First Known Use of DOLOROUS

15th century
Medical Dictionary


adjective do·lor·ous \ˈdō-lə-rəs, ˈdäl-ə-\

Medical Definition of DOLOROUS

:  causing, characterized by, or affected with physical pain <dolorous sensations>
:  causing, marked by, or expressive of misery or grief
do·lor·ous·ly adverb


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