Sorrow (emotion)

(a cause of) a feeling of great sadness

Sorrow is an emotion of sadness. Sorrow worse than sadness because it can last longer.[1] At the same time sorrow has someone admit that they have lost something.[2] It is a normal reaction to something that makes a person mad or when they went through something tragic.[3]

Sorrow, drawing by Vincent van Gogh, 1882

References change

  1. Anna Wierzbicka, Emotions across Languages and Cultures (1999) p. 66
  2. Wierzbicka, p. 66
  3. Beatrice Edgell (1929). "Sentiments, Character, Free Will". Ethical Problems. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd. pp. 73.