Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Triumph of love is greatest, when peril of love has been sorest.

When the heart is sick and sorest, There is balsam in the forest–– There is balsam in the forestFor its pain.

In her efforts to placate him she had touched upon his sorest spot.

But in vain; his father-in-law deserted him at his sorest hour of need.

It has always been my sorest trouble, that we have never got on well together.

You are contributing to perpetuate one of the sorest scourges of our world.

Of all the works I have seen on the question, this is the most confident, and the sorest.

"We'll see who can make the sorest blister," said the squire.

But the third trouble was at that moment pressing the sorest.

He called everything, even the sorest agony, 'Sister Sorrow'.