from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Sorrow; grief.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. sorrow, grief, misery or anguish
- n. a unit of pain used to theoretically weigh people's outcomes.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Pain; grief; distress; anguish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Pain; pang; suffering; distress.
- n. Grief; sorrow; lamentation.
- n. A lesser feast established by Pope Pius VII. in 1814 for the third Sunday of September.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (poetry) painful grief
Middle English dolour, from Old French, from Latin dolor, pain, from dolēre, to suffer, feel pain.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Anglo-Norman dolour, mainland Old French dolor (modern douleur), from Latin dolor ("pain, grief"). (Wiktionary)