/ˈdɒl ər əs/

adjective

1 a full of grief. b sad. c sorrowful. d doleful. e dismal. 2 a occasioning pain or grief. b painful.

Freddy’s face turned dolorous and grim after surreptitiously learning of his wife’s affair. He should have known better. Her lies were transparent. But his trust was absolute, and she took advantage of his naïveté to cuckold him


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“Dolorous.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/dolorous. Accessed 23 July 2024.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “dolorous”, accessed July 23, 2024, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/dolorous.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Dolorous. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved July 23, 2024, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/dolorous


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