Synonyms of sorrow in English:

sorrow


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noun

1‘he felt genuine sorrow at what had happened’

SYNONYMS
sadness, unhappiness, dejection, regret, depression, misery, cheerlessness, downheartedness, despondency, despair, desolation, wretchedness, glumness, gloom, gloominess, heaviness of heart, dolefulness, melancholy, low spirits, mournfulness, woe, broken-heartedness, heartache, grief
informal down
literary dolorous
rare disconsolateness, disconsolation, dismalness
ANTONYMS

joy

2‘the joys and sorrows of life’

SYNONYMS
trouble, difficulty, problem, adversity, misery, woe, affliction, trial, tribulation, misfortune, reverse of fortune, misadventure, mishap, stroke of bad luck, setback, reverse, blow, failure, accident, disaster, tragedy, catastrophe, calamity

verb

1‘they stood sorrowing over the grave of their niece’

SYNONYMS
be sad, feel sad, be miserable, be despondent, despair, suffer, ache, agonize, anguish, be wretched, be dejected, be heavy of heart, pine, weep, shed tears, grieve, mourn, lament, wail
ANTONYMS

rejoice