- n. 悲伤；悲痛；懊悔；伤心事
- vi. 悲伤；惋惜；悔恨
- [U] 悲痛,悲伤; 遗憾,懊悔 feeling of sadness or distress caused especially by loss, regret, etc.
- [C] 不幸的事,忧患 particular cause of this feeling; misfortune
an emotion of great sadness associated with loss or bereavement;
"he tried to express his sorrow at her loss"
sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment;
"he drank to drown his sorrows"
"he wrote a note expressing his regret"
"to his rue, the error cost him the game"
something that causes great unhappiness;
"her death was a great grief to John"
the state of being sad;
"she tired of his perpetual sadness"
- He wrung his hands in sorrow.
- He hanged himself in sorrow after his wife died.
- Life has many joys and sorrows.
- At last she keened her sorrow to me.
- He expressed his sorrow for what he had done.
- The remembrance of past sorrow is joyful.
- She was certain that some romantic sorrow had blighted his life and made him hard and bitter , and she felt that what he needed was the love of a good woman.
- We sorrow over the death of his son.
- The busy bee has no time for sorrow.
- We must convert sorrow into strength.
- It caused much sorrow to his mother.
- He expressed sorrow for his mistakes.
- The many sorrows turned her hair white.
- The Yellow River was formally called China's Sorrow.
- the sorrow at 对…的悲痛
She felt no pleasure, only sorrow that her anger had..won her nothing.出自： D. Leavitt
Their deep-felt sorrow on the anniversaries of the deaths of their loved ones.出自：Japan Journal
They who have sorrowed may..be reluctant to sadden..those to whom sorrow is yet unknown.出自： Lytton
The Council Officer had been shot dead...I sorrowed for his wife and children.出自： D. M. Thomas
- sorrow, grief, sadness
- 1.sadness是表示“悲痛”“难过”的普通用语,可指暂时的悲痛,也可指长久的悲痛,还可指无原因的意志消沉; sorrow主要用于失去亲人或痛苦的经历而引发的悲痛; grief主要指由突发事件引起的悲痛。
- 2.grief语气最强,可表示“悲痛欲绝”; sorrow次之; sadness程度较弱,可指一般的“遗憾”。
- ☆ 直接源自古英语的sorg，意为悲伤。