Definition of dolor
: mental suffering or anguish : grief
Examples of dolor in a Sentence
her sad poems grew out of a deep dolor that lasted for months
Recent Examples of dolor from the Web
Pellen - tesque mattis risus dolor, a suscipit leo mattis et.
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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
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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