The definition of dolorous is a person who is very sad.(adjective)
An example of dolorous is someone crying uncontrollably at a funeral; a dolorous person.
See dolorous in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: OFr dolerous < LL dolorosus: see dolor
See dolorous in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French doloros
Origin: , from Late Latin dolōrōsus
Origin: , from dolor, dolor; see dolor.
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