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Definition of sorrow verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sorrow

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈsɒrəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɑːroʊ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they sorrow
BrE BrE//ˈsɒrəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɑːroʊ//
 
he / she / it sorrows
BrE BrE//ˈsɒrəʊz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɑːroʊz//
 
past simple sorrowed
BrE BrE//ˈsɒrəʊd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɑːroʊd//
 
past participle sorrowed
BrE BrE//ˈsɒrəʊd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɑːroʊd//
 
-ing form sorrowing
BrE BrE//ˈsɒrəʊɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɑːroʊɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive] (literary) to feel or express great sadness the sorrowing relatives They had sorrowed over his death. Word Origin Old English sorh, sorg (noun), sorgian (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch zorg and German Sorge.
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