dolor

dolor

[doh-ler]
noun
sorrow; grief.
Also, especially British, dolour.


Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English dolour (< Anglo-French) < Latin dolor, equivalent to dol(ēre) to feel pain + -or -or1

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dolour or (US) dolor (ˈdɒlə)
 
n
poetic grief or sorrow
 
[C14: from Latin, from dolēre to grieve]
 
dolor or (US) dolor
 
n
 
[C14: from Latin, from dolēre to grieve]

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dolor do·lor (dō'lər)
n.

  1. Pain.

  2. Sorrow; grief.


do'lo·rif'ic adj.
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