- sorrow; grief.
Origin of dolor
Examples from the Web for dolour
Historical Examples of dolour
Dolour comes to him, indeed: you have spoken 20 truer than you purposed.The Tempest
When Calandrino heard this, he fell a-roaring for dolour and said, 'Woe's me!The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio
But the dolour of my mind was surpassed by the discomfort of my body.Prester John
Who can measure what the pain of this Fifth Dolour was to Mary!Mater Christi
Mother St. Paul
His visage would have been the more sanguine, which was now so pale of colour, because of the dolour that was his.French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France
Marie de France
- poetic grief or sorrow
Word Origin for dolour
- Sorrow; grief.