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"Sing The Sorrow" is also the title of a now platinum album released by the band AFI in 2003. [1]

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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

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English

Etymology

From Old English sorh from sorg from Proto-Germanic *surgō. Cognate with Danish and Norwegian sørge, Dutch zorg, German Sorge, Gothic 𐍃𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌲𐌰 (saúrga), Old High German sorga, Old Norse syrgja and Swedish sorg.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
sorrow

Plural
countable and uncountable; plural sorrows

sorrow (countable and uncountable; plural sorrows)

  1. (uncountable) unhappiness, woe
  2. (countable) (usually in plural) An instance or cause of unhappiness.
Parting is such sweet sorrow.

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to sorrow

Third person singular
sorrows

Simple past
sorrowed

Past participle
sorrowed

Present participle
sorrowing

to sorrow (third-person singular simple present sorrows, present participle sorrowing, simple past and past participle sorrowed)

  1. (intransitive) To feel or express grief.
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, Tom Jones, Folio Society 1973, p. 424:
      Sorrow not, sir,’ says he, ‘like those without hope.’

References

  • sorrow” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
  • "sorrow" in WordNet 3.0, Princeton University, 2006.







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