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Dolorous definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DOLOROUS, a. [L., grief.]
1. Sorrowful; doleful; dismal; impressing sorrow or grief; as a dolorous object; a dolorous region.
2. Painful; giving pain.
Their dispatch is quick, and less dolorous than the paw of the bear.
3. Expressing pain or grief; as dolorous sighs.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: showing sorrow [syn: dolorous, dolourous, lachrymose, tearful, weeping]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 15th century causing, marked by, or expressing misery or grief dolorously adverb dolorousness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. literary or joc. 1 distressing, painful; doleful, dismal. 2 distressed, sad. Derivatives: dolorously adv. Etymology: ME f. OF doleros f. LL dolorosus (as DOLOUR)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dolorous Dol"or*ous, a. [L. dolorosus, from dolor: cf. F. douloureux. See Dolor.] 1. Full of grief; sad; sorrowful; doleful; dismal; as, a dolorous object; dolorous discourses. You take me in too dolorous a sense; I spake to you for your comfort. --Shak. 2. Occasioning pain or grief; painful. Their dispatch is quick, and less dolorous than the paw of the bear or teeth of the lion. --Dr. H. More. -- Dol"or*ous*ly, adv. -- Dol"or*ous*ness, n.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. 1. Dismal, gloomy, cheerless, dark, dolesome. 2. Sorrowful, sad, piteous, rueful, woful, lugubrious, mournful, doleful, dolesome.

Moby Thesaurus

affecting, afflicted, afflictive, aggrieved, anguished, bitter, bleak, calamitous, careworn, cheerless, comfortless, deplorable, depressing, depressive, dire, discomforting, dismal, dismaying, distressful, distressing, doleful, dolorific, dolorogenic, dreary, dumb with grief, grief-stricken, griefful, grieved, grievous, heartbreaking, in grief, joyless, lamentable, lugubrious, miserable, mournful, moving, painful, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, plaintive, plangent, plunged in grief, poignant, regrettable, rueful, ruthful, sad, saddening, sharp, sore, sorrowed, sorrowful, sorrowing, tearful, touching, uncomfortable, woebegone, woeful, wretched




 


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