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sorrowful

adjective

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2 feeling unhappiness
  • the cult seemed to be a sorrowful assemblage of emotionally scarred people seeking love and redemption

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The first known use of sorrowful was before the 12th century

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“Sorrowful.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sorrowful. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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