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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian.

AdverbEdit

doloroso (not comparable)

  1. (music) plaintively; pathetically

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin dolōrōsus (painful; sorrowful), from Latin dolor.

AdjectiveEdit

doloroso (feminine singular dolorosa, masculine plural dolorosi, feminine plural dolorose)

  1. painful
  2. distressing

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LatinEdit

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Late Latin dolōrōsus (painful), from Latin dolor (pain; grief) + -ōsus (-ous). Displaced the inherited Old Portuguese dooroso.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

doloroso m (feminine singular dolorosa, masculine plural dolorosos, feminine plural dolorosas, comparable)

  1. painful (causing pain)
    Ferida dolorosa.
    Painful wound.
    Synonyms: doído, dolorido
  2. hurtful (hurting someone’s feelings)
    Insulto doloroso.
    Hurtful insult.
    Synonym: dolorido
  3. dolorous (solemnly or ponderously sad)
    Suspiro doloroso.
    Dolorous sigh.
    Synonym: dorido

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin dolōrōsus (painful; sorrowful), from Latin dolor.

AdjectiveEdit

doloroso (feminine singular dolorosa, masculine plural dolorosos, feminine plural dolorosas) (superlative dolorosísimo)

  1. painful

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