dolor

[doh-ler]

noun

sorrow; grief.

Nearby words

  1. dolomites,
  2. dolomitic,
  3. dolomitization,
  4. dolomitize,
  5. dolon,
  6. dolores,
  7. dolorimeter,
  8. dolorimetry,
  9. doloroso,
  10. dolorous

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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Medicine definitions for dolor

dolor

[dōlər]

n.

Pain.
Sorrow; grief.
Related formsdo′lo•rific adj.


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