Dolor [ doh-ler]
The word of the day is ‘dolor’.
This word is a noun i.e., it is the main subject of the sentence.
No. The word is a noun, and therefore, it does not have a past form.
3. A state of distress or sadness
4. Mental sorrow
1. What they found when they came to Virginia was dolor enough.
2. And so my dolor findes some ease, through flames of fansies fires.
3. They squatted, hunched in their habitual dolour.
4. Awakening to the sounds of his mother’s dolor, the little boy wondered why she was so distressed
5. The dolor the man felt after his son’s passing was so much more than sorrow.
Some synonyms of today’s word are:
sadness, sorrow, 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, down, disconsolateness, disconsolation, dismalness, etc.
Some antonyms of this word of the day are:
joy, comfort, health, happiness, cheer, hopefulness, etc.
These days there are not enough of such intermediary groups, between the state and the individual, with the result that political leaders are often unduly guided by opinion polls.Jacques Delors
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