more in sorrow than in anger

Definition of more in sorrow than in anger

chiefly British

  1. :  because of sadness or disappointment rather than anger He spoke more in sorrow than in anger about the fact that he was being forced out of his position.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  greater

    :  additional, further

  1. :  in addition

    :  moreover

  1. :  a greater quantity, number, or amount

    :  something additional :  an additional amount

    :  persons of higher rank

  1. :  additional persons or things or a greater amount

  1. :  deep distress, sadness, or regret especially for the loss of someone or something loved

    :  resultant unhappy or unpleasant state

    :  a cause of grief or sadness

  1. :  to feel or express sorrow

  1. :  a strong feeling of displeasure and usually of antagonism (see antagonism 1b)

    :  rage

  1. :  to make (someone) angry

    :  to become angry

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