a feeling of deep distress caused by loss, disappointment, or other misfortune suffered by oneself or others.
"he understood the sorrow and discontent underlying his brother's sigh"
synonyms: sadness, unhappiness, dejection, regret, depression, misery, cheerlessness, downheartedness, despondency, despair, desolation, wretchedness, glumness, gloom, gloominess, heaviness of heart, dolefulness, melancholy, low spirits, mournfulness, woe, broken-heartedness, heartache, grief; More
3rd person present: sorrows
feel or display deep distress.
"a woman had cried all night, sorrowing over the death of her husband"
synonyms: be sad, feel sad, be miserable, be despondent, despair, suffer, ache, agonize, anguish, be wretched, be dejected, be heavy of heart, pine, weep, shed tears, grieve, mourn, lament, wail
"they stood sorrowing over the grave of their niece"