as in mournful
expressing or suggesting mourning adopted a sorrowful tone of voice to read the news story about the former governor's death

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as in sad
feeling unhappiness the cult seemed to be a sorrowful assemblage of emotionally scarred people seeking love and redemption

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“Sorrowful.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Mar. 2023.

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