a feeling of great sadness, usually because someone has died or because something terrible has happened to you [↪ grief]
a time of great sorrow
He expressed his sorrow at my father's death.
Claudia felt a deep pang of sorrow for the woman.
an event or situation that makes you feel great sadness:
the family's joys and sorrows
in a way that shows you are sad or disappointed rather than angry about a particular situation:
He said that his decision to resign was made more in sorrow than in anger.