Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sorrowfulness

2 senses of sorrowfulness

Sense 1
sadness, sorrow, sorrowfulness -- (the state of being sad; "she tired of his perpetual sadness")
       => unhappiness -- (state characterized by emotions ranging from mild discontentment to deep grief)

Sense 2
mournfulness, sorrowfulness, ruthfulness -- (a state of gloomy sorrow)
       => sorrow -- (an emotion of great sadness associated with loss or bereavement; "he tried to express his sorrow at her loss")

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