- Anglo-Norman dolour, mainland Old French dolor (modern douleur), from Latin dolor ("pain, grief"). (Wiktionary)
“My heart sunk in to the bottomless pit as well as we hated the unhappy dolour starred behind whenever we looked in to the mirror.”
“SAN ANTONIO, TX, Nov 09, 2009/24-7PressRelease/-- Ah, the intense pangs of dolour from those who will miss their Whataburger A. 1.”
“There are few performers who can hold an audience captive like this double act – Burrows with his terrier intellect snapping at the heels of Fargion's comic, Italianate dolour.”
“Dutas can be engaged through the peel so special dolour should be exercised in regard to pregnant women or women second-rate to ripen into pregnant.”
“These bulls were so wild, that they were never taken but by slight and crafty labour, and so impatient, that after they were taken they died from insupportable dolour.”
“Then I awoke from sleep and bade my women bring me meat and drink, so haply, when I had drunken, the dolour of the dream would cease from me.”
“With longings, dolour, sleepliness and bale and bane?”
“Presently, as his drunkenness fled, came dolour in its stead.”
“But the dolour of my mind was surpassed by the discomfort of my body.”
“And when he came there he gart unarm them, and beat them with thorns all naked, and after put them in a deep prison where were many more knights, that made great dolour.”
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All these terms have a (different) American English equivalent. Wonder if you can identify them?
Words which are either entirely new to me or;
Words which I comprehend generally but would prefer a more precise definition.
Words meaning pain
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