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synonyms for sorrowfulness

  • anguish
  • grief
  • heartache
  • heartbreak
  • hopelessness
  • melancholy
  • misery
  • mourning
  • poignancy
  • sorrow
  • blahs
  • bleakness
  • bummer
  • cheerlessness
  • dejection
  • despondency
  • disconsolateness
  • dispiritedness
  • distress
  • dolefulness
  • dolor
  • downer
  • dysphoria
  • forlornness
  • funk
  • gloominess
  • letdown
  • listlessness
  • moodiness
  • mopes
  • mournfulness
  • tribulation
  • woe
  • blue devils
  • blue funk
  • broken heart
  • dismals
  • downcastness
  • grieving
  • heavy heart
  • the blues
  • the dumps
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antonyms for sorrowfulness

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  • cheer
  • delight
  • happiness
  • joy
  • advantage
  • benefit
  • comfort
  • gladness
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How to use sorrowfulness in a sentence

She nodded; her simple, pathetic sorrowfulness showing itself even in the poor little gesture.
THEOMRS. FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
He tracked her sorrowfulness to the want of money; and another of his terrific vague struggles with the money-demon set in.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
As she descended into the valley and the open plain beyond her sorrowfulness fell away from her.
COBWEBS AND CABLESHESBA STRETTON
She could have answered, 'Not if you wish me not to'; while smiling at the quaint sorrowfulness of his tone.
BEAUCHAMP'S CAREER, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
It is a winning echo of sorrowfulness, caught by one who has the habit of turning back to listen and look.
STUDIES OF CONTEMPORARY POETSMARY C. STURGEON
Listen, it is for the love that you give yourself up––for the sorrowfulness in your heart that you have killed your friend?
THE EYE OF DREADPAYNE ERSKINE
That is true, replied Tessa, the sorrowfulness of the tone softening its curtness.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
So I urge thee not to allow the sorrowfulness of life about thee to depress thee.
THE ANGEL OF THE GILA:CORA MARSLAND
"Surely, sir," the maiden answered, with a smile of sweet sorrowfulness.
IN THE VALLEYHAROLD FREDERIC
There was no sense of gloom or sorrowfulness in her company.
HENRY BROCKENWALTER J. DE LA MARE
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