dolor

[ doh-ler ]
/ ˈdoʊ lər /

noun

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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British Dictionary definitions for dolour

dolour

US dolor

/ (ˈdɒlə) /

noun

poetic grief or sorrow

Word Origin for dolour

C14: from Latin, from dolēre to grieve
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Medicine definitions for dolour

dolor

[ dōlər ]

n.

Pain.
Sorrow; grief.

Related forms

do′lo•rific adj.
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