dolor

noun do·lor \ ˈdō-lər also ˈdä- \
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of dolor

:mental suffering or anguish :grief

Examples of dolor in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of dolor

Middle English dolour, from Anglo-French, from Latin dolor pain, grief, from dolēre to feel pain, grieve


Medical Dictionary

dolor

noun do·lor
variants: or chiefly British dolour play \ˈdō-lər, ˈdäl-ər\

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

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