• (British) IPA: /ˈdɒlə/


  1. (literary) A painful grief or suffering.
    • c. 1603–1606, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of King Lear”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act II, scene ii]:
      But for all this thou shalt have as many dolours for thy daughters as thou canst tell in a year.
  • Italian: dolore
  • Russian: го́ре

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