How to use Sorrowful in a sentence

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  • Our hearts are with you on this sad and sorrowful day.

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  • We entered the car wearied with labor, and very sorrowful.

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  • Her thoughts returned to Rhyn, and she recalled how he'd fought the last day they'd been on the Sanctuary.  She'd never seen anything like it, a combination of power, agility and fire.  He'd been willing to kill his only friend on her behalf, and the memory was both gratifying and sorrowful.  He'd done it for her.

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  • The emotive When I Close My Eyes tugs the heartstrings with the sorrowful line " boy it never ends.

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  • The Gospels give great prominence to the sorrowful mysteries of Christ.

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  • Then the dolphin disappears, and everyone is so sorrowful they take out a boat to find him.

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  • What remains, however, is the deeply sorrowful expression on Ichi 's face at the death of his old friend.

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  • Some, with sorrowful hearts, fled beyond the seas.

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  • Then saith He unto them, My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, even unto death.

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  • Be not sorrowful, O heart, at this oppression of enemies, And think on this, that the Sweetheart is judge.

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  • The wisdom of Xenophanes, like the wisdom of the Hebrew Preacher, showed itself, not in a theory of the universe, but in a sorrowful recognition of the nothingness of things and the futility of endeavour.

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  • As a whole, Where The Past Meets Today is a sorrowful look into the experiences of the broken-hearted.

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  • I, for one, am going to fight against this sorrowful state of modern Christianity.

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  • Instead of the usual long and sorrowful goodbye, cheerfully let baby know you are going "bye-bye" and that s/he will have fun at daycare.

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  • Sa(h)m exhorts the other giants to cheer up and eat but they are too sorrowful to eat and instead fall asleep.

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  • And they were exceeding sorrowful, and began every one of them to say unto him Lord, is it I?

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  • Have we become so sorrowful of what we are not, that we have lost sight of what God has called us to be?

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  • Firmly resolved, after putting his affairs in order in the regiment, to retire from the army and return and marry Sonya, Nicholas, serious, sorrowful, and at variance with his parents, but, as it seemed to him, passionately in love, left at the beginning of January to rejoin his regiment.

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  • Still, some adherents of the old Israelitish moral and religious standards must have survived, only they were not to be found in the chief places of concourse, but as a rule in coteries which handed on the traditions of Amos and Isaiah in sorrowful retirement.

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  • Perhaps no breach of faith was intended, but the sorrowful fact remains that the modern settlement of Ireland has the appearance of resting on a broken promise.

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  • Anna Mikhaylovna, with a meek, sorrowful, and all-forgiving expression on her face, stood by the door near the strange lady.

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  • Natasha, seeing the impression the news of her brother's wound produced on Sonya, felt for the first time the sorrowful side of the news.

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  • And remembering his former tenderness, and looking now at his kind, sorrowful face, she suddenly understood the cause of his coldness.

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  • At one extremity of the enclosing canal is the Schreijerstoren (1482) or "Weepers' Tower," so called on account of its being at the head of the ancient harbour, and the scene in former days of sorrowful leave-takings.

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  • A sorrowful supplication, in which the speakers deplore, not the fall of Jerusalem, but their own state of galling dependence and hopeless poverty.

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  • The scientist.s glasses were missing, his expression growing sorrowful as he looked around at his destroyed lab.

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  • On first hearing of the king's intentions, Anne swooned away, but on recovering, while declaring her case a very hard and sorrowful one from the great love which she bore to the king, acquiesced quietly in the arrangements made for her by Henry, by which she received lands to the value of £4000 a year, renounced the title of queen for that of the king's sister, and undertook not to leave the kingdom.

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  • What a sorrowful act must that be--the covering up of wells! coincident with the opening of wells of tears.

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  • During the exile many occasional fasts were doubtless observed by the scattered communities, in sorrowful commemoration of the various sad events which had issued in the downfall of the kingdom of Judah.

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  • In the north of England Passion Sunday was formerly known as Carle or Carling Sunday, a name corrupted from "care," in allusion to the sorrowful season which the day heralds.

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