Meaning of sorrowful

sor•row•ful

Pronunciation: (sor'u-ful, sôr'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. full of or feeling sorrow; grieved; sad.
  2. showing or expressing sorrow; mournful; plaintive: a sorrowful song.
  3. involving or causing sorrow; distressing: a sorrowful event.
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