Examples of sorrowful in a Sentence
adopted a sorrowful tone of voice to read the news story about the former governor's death
the cult seemed to be a sorrowful assemblage of emotionally scarred people seeking love and redemption
Recent Examples of sorrowful from the Web
The backing vocals, those Beatle harmonies, are a sorrowful joy.
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Before 12th Century
First Known Use of sorrowful
before 12th century
SORROWFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sorrowful for English Language Learners
: feeling or showing sadness : full of sorrow
SORROWFUL Defined for Kids
Definition of sorrowful for Students
1 : full of or showing sadness a sorrowful face
2 : causing sadness a sorrowful tale
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