English edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Italian.

Adverb edit

doloroso (not comparable)

  1. (music) plaintively; pathetically

Galician edit

Etymology edit

From dolor (pain) +‎ -oso. Displaced the inherited Old Galician-Portuguese dooroso.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

doloroso (feminine dolorosa, masculine plural dolorosos, feminine plural dolorosas)

  1. painful
    Synonym: penoso

References edit

  • doloroso” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

Italian edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /do.loˈro.zo/, (traditional) /do.loˈro.so/[1]
  • Rhymes: -ozo, (traditional) -oso
  • Hyphenation: do‧lo‧ró‧so
  • (file)

Adjective edit

doloroso (feminine dolorosa, masculine plural dolorosi, feminine plural dolorose, superlative dolorosissimo)

  1. painful
  2. distressing

Derived terms edit

Related terms edit

References edit

  1. ^ doloroso in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Further reading edit

  • doloroso in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin edit

Adjective edit

dolōrōsō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of dolōrōsus

Portuguese edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

 

  • Rhymes: -ozu
  • Hyphenation: do‧lo‧ro‧so

Adjective edit

doloroso (feminine dolorosa, masculine plural dolorosos, feminine plural dolorosas, metaphonic)

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

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Spanish edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /doloˈɾoso/ [d̪o.loˈɾo.so]
  • Rhymes: -oso
  • Syllabification: do‧lo‧ro‧so

Adjective edit

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

  1. painful

Related terms edit

Further reading edit