- sorrow; grief.
Also especially British, do·lour.
Origin of dolor
1275–1325; Middle English dolour (< Anglo-French) < Latin dolor, equivalent to dol(ēre) to feel pain + -or -or1
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Examples from the Web for dolor
Yes, I am a prince, and my name is Dolor; will you tell me yours, madam?The Little Lame Prince
Dinah Maria Mulock
What they found when they came to Virginia was dolor enough.Pioneers of the Old South
It frightens me so,' pleaded Margarita, for she saw the dolor coming.The Short Works of George Meredith
And Prince Dolor blushed when he had said it, and hoped nobody had heard him.The Little Lame Prince
Miss Mulock--Pseudonym of Maria Dinah Craik
The finest of these is Dolor Hugo: ogof, the old Cornish word for "cave."The Cornish Coast (South)
Charles G. Harper
- Sorrow; grief.
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