Synonyms of sorrowful in English:

sorrowful


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adjective

1‘she looked at him with sorrowful eyes’

SYNONYMS

sad, unhappy, dejected, regretful, depressed, downcast, miserable, downhearted, down, despondent, despairing, disconsolate, desolate, bowed down, wretched, glum, gloomy, doleful, dismal, blue, melancholy, melancholic, low-spirited, mournful, woeful, woebegone, forlorn, crestfallen, broken-hearted, heartbroken, inconsolable, grief-stricken

informal down in the mouth, down in the dumps

ANTONYMS

happy, cheerful

2‘the sorrowful news of his father's death’

SYNONYMS

tragic, sad, unhappy, awful, miserable, wretched, sorry, pitiful, pitiable, grievous, traumatic, upsetting, depressing, distressing, disturbing, disquieting, dispiriting, heartbreaking, heart-rending, agonizing, harrowing

rare distressful

ANTONYMS

cheerful, comic