Monday, August 24, 2009


dolorous \ˈdō-lə-rəs\ adjective: causing, marked by, or expressing misery or grief

Etymology: Old French doloros, from Latin dolorosus sorrowful, from dolor pain, anguish, grief, from dolore to hurt, suffer pain

The feminine personal name Dolores means “sorrows;” it derives from the Spanish title María de los Dolores, meaning “Mary of Sorrows.”

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