• WordNet 3.6
    • n dolor (poetry) painful grief
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n dolor Pain; grief; distress; anguish. "Of death and dolor telling sad tidings."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dolor Pain; pang; suffering; distress.
    • n dolor Grief; sorrow; lamentation.
    • n dolor A lesser feast established by Pope Pius VII. in 1814 for the third Sunday of September.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. dolor, dolur, dolour, F. douleur, L. dolor, fr. dolere,. See 1st Dole


In literature:

In duty I intelligence you of this dolorous event, praying you not to think me guilty of sin without pardon.
"Rita" by Laura E. Richards
I had not known until then what a young barbarian Dolores was.
"The Great White Tribe in Filipinia" by Paul T. Gilbert
One hopped through with a most dolorous expression of intense absorption in the arduous task.
"A Confederate Girl's Diary" by Sarah Margan Dawson
Beaumanoir gave an extra wrench, and his victim howled most dolorously.
"A Son of the Immortals" by Louis Tracy
His wife has been long ago buried; a tombstone in the cemetery of the old Dolores Mission commemorating her many virtues.
"The Flag of Distress" by Mayne Reid
I was happy before I saw her; but the poetry of the wide world was unknown to me, nor had I had experience of the dolorous joys of love.
"Marguerite" by Anatole France
It was night, I repeat; there was a row of cabs in a dolorous rain.
"Old Junk" by H. M. Tomlinson
It was not so with Dolores and Maria and Isabella, who were pretty too.
"The Pretty Sister Of José 1889" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Having all things else, he must still cry for this one other gift, and really he felt very dolorous.
"Vagabondia" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Dolores looked sadly at the basket, the tears streaming down her face.
"The Ghost Breaker" by Charles Goddard

In poetry:

I'm sick of embarking in dories
Upon an emotional sea.
I'm wearied of playing Dolores
(A role never written for me).
"Pour Prendre Conge" by Dorothy Parker
I said: "Now some be dolorous;
I hear them wail and sigh,
And if it be Love that play them thus,
Then never a love will I."
"Liebestod" by Dorothy Parker
L'Ospedale gli manda i suoi defunti,
E il Cimiter lo paga col dolore,
Che rende infermo il cuore
E fa le donne e i giovinetti smunti....
"Veritas, Vanitas!" by Ferdinando Fontana
But dolorous like the peal of dooms,
And proclamation of the night,
The waste returned that voice of light
With echo from its hollow tombs !
"Echo of Memnon" by Clark Ashton Smith
But the moon shall revisit my soul, Dolores,
And the rose shall refresh my heart,
When I meet thee again in heaven, Dolores,
Never again to part.
"Dolores" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
The rose of my heart is gone, Dolores,
Bud or blossom in vain I seek;
For I miss the breath of thy lip, Dolores,
And the blush of thy pearl-pale cheek.
"Dolores" by Denis Florence MacCarthy

In news:

T here will be a meeting of Southwest Open School's Charter Board on Monday, Dec 10, at 5:45 pm The meeting will be held in the Dolores Student Center located at the Southwest Open School, 401 N Dolores Rd.
Dolores Bower, 78, of Indian Land talks of being thankful for family, life, love, and hospice care that has extended her life.
Dolores defeats Center Vikings, 2-0 in league .
SHASTA LAKE — The state's political watchdog agency this month rejected a complaint filed by ex-councilwoman Dolores Lucero against Assistant City Manager John Duckett, who will take over as city manager Dec 1.
Then a "very angry" County Judge Dolores Briones got up and said much of the same thing, Selby said.
3 Chicago teachers honored by Dolores Kohl Education Foundation.
Light Up Dolores tree-lighting celebration.
Vin and Dolores Dreeland with their daughter Natalia and Dr Tomoaki Kato, second left, and Dr Nadia Ovchinsky, center, at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital.
EL PASO — Update: Crimes Against Person's Detectives have located 76 year old Dolores Avila at her residence in the 900 block of Myrtle.
M emorial services for lifelong area resident, James " Monte " Johnson will be held at 2 pm on Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012 at the Dolores Fire Station in Dolores.
The bride is the daughter of Dolores C Royston, Rockville, Md.
Dolores Brunner in 1994 at Jobs for Progress.
Dolores Brunner nudged students in right direction.
Tipton staff holds Mancos, Dolores office hours .
Maria Dolores Paris Pombo has studied immigration and orphans at Tijuana's Colegio de la Frontera Norte (College of the Northern Border).

In science:

The TNG observations were instead secured with the Device Optimized for LOw RESolution (DOLORES), which is equipped with a Loral 2k×2k CCD with a pixel scale of 0.275 arcsec pixel−1 .
A Study of the Type II-P Supernova 2003gd in M74
Mark Sherwood and Dolores Miller simulated the spectra and verified first-orderness.
Experimental Quantum Computation with Nuclear Spins in Liquid Solution
Dolores Miller and Mark Sherwood did spectral simulations of the molecule.
Experimental Quantum Computation with Nuclear Spins in Liquid Solution
The data were obtained at the 3.52 m Italian telescope TNG (Telescopio Nazionale Galileo - Roque de los Muchachos, La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain), using DoLoRes, a focal reducer imager/spectrograph equipped with a 2048 × 2048 pixels CCD array.
The distance to the Leo I dwarf spheroidal galaxy from the Red Giant Branch Tip
We would like to thank Dolors Herbera for interesting conversations and valuable suggestions.
Tilting modules arising from ring epimorphisms