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dolor

[ doh-ler ]
/ ˈdoʊ lər /
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noun

sorrow; grief.

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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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Medical definitions for dolor

dolor
[ dōlər ]

n.

Pain.
Sorrow; grief.

Other words from dolor

do′lo•rific adj.
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