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On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sorrowfulness, such as: anguish, grief, heartache, heartbreak, hopelessness, and melancholy.

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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.

    Theo | Mrs. 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, Complete | George Meredith
  • As she descended into the valley and the open plain beyond her sorrowfulness fell away from her.

    Cobwebs and Cables | Hesba Stretton
  • She could have answered, 'Not if you wish me not to'; while smiling at the quaint sorrowfulness of his tone.

  • It is a winning echo of sorrowfulness, caught by one who has the habit of turning back to listen and look.

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