- n. 悲伤；懊悔；伤心事
- vi. 懊悔；遗憾；感到悲伤
- vt. 为…悲痛
CET4 TEM4 考 研 CET6
来自古英语 sorg,悲伤，悲痛，来自 Proto-Germanic*surgo,担心，痛苦，关切，来自 PIE*swergh, 照看，照顾，操心。该词与 sore 虽然在词义上有所重合，但是不属于同源词，该词在词源 上指担心别人而引起的悲痛，而 sore 在词源上指自己的痛苦所造成的疼痛。
- sorrow (n.)
- Old English sorg "grief, regret, trouble, care, pain, anxiety," from Proto-Germanic *sorg- (cognates: Old Saxon sorga, Old Norse sorg, Middle Dutch sorghe, Dutch zorg, Old High German soraga, German sorge, Gothic saurga), perhaps from PIE *swergh- "to worry, be sick" (cognates: Sanskrit surksati "cares for," Lithuanian sergu "to be sick," Old Church Slavonic sraga "sickness," Old Irish serg "sickness"). Not connected etymologically with sore (adj.) or sorry.
- sorrow (v.)
- Old English sorgian, from sorg (see sorrow (n.)). Related: Sorrowed; sorrowing. Compare Dutch zorgen, German sorgen, Gothic saurgan.
- 1. He always woke with a sense of deep sorrow and depressing loss.
- 2. Gertrude now clearly felt that she had obtruded her sorrow.
- 3. He felt a great weight of sorrow inside him.
- 4. As he looked at Katherine, great sorrow clouded his eyes.
- 5. "Oh, I despair sometimes," he says in mock sorrow.
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