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dolorous

do·lor·ous

dolorous

 
pronunciation:
do l rihs
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: feeling, showing, or causing grief or sorrow.
a dolorous wailinga dolorous occasion
similar words:
doleful, plaintive, sad, woebegone
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derivations: dolorously (adv.), dolorousness (n.)