Dolorous Definition

dōlər-əs, dŏlər-
adjective
Marked by or exhibiting sorrow, grief, or pain.
American Heritage
Very sorrowful or sad; mournful.
Webster's New World
Painful.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Dolorous

  • Middle English from Old French doloros from Late Latin dolōrōsus from dolor dolor dolor

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French dolerous (modern French douloureux), from Latin dolōrōsus (“painful”).

    From Wiktionary

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