Besorrow Definition


(intransitive) To sorrow about or over; care about; fill with care or sorrow; make sad.


Origin of Besorrow

  • From Middle English bisorȝen, from Old English besorgian (“to regret; be anxious about, dread, shrink from”), equivalent to be- +‎ sorrow. Cognate with Dutch bezorgen (“to provide, deliver, take care of”), German besorgen (“to procure, acquire, attend to, take care of”), Swedish besörja (“to deal with, attend to”).

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