sorrowing

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Sorrow \Sor"row\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Sorrowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sorrowing}.] [OE. sorowen, sorwen, sorhen, AS. sorgian; akin to Goth. sa['u]rgan. See {Sorrow}, noun] To feel pain of mind in consequence of evil experienced, feared, or done; to grieve; to be sad; to be sorry.

Sorrowing most of all . . . that they should see his face no more. --Acts xx. 38.

I desire no man to sorrow for me. --Sir J. Hayward.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

sorrowing

adjective

1: sorrowful through loss or deprivation; "bereft of hope" [syn: {bereaved}, {bereft}, {grief-stricken}, {grieving}, {mourning(a)}, {sorrowing(a)}]


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