dolor

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See also: dolôr

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Anglo-Norman dolour, mainland Old French dolor (modern douleur), from Latin dolor (pain, grief).

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Noun[edit]

dolor (plural dolors)

  1. (literary) sorrow, grief, misery or anguish
  2. a unit of pain used to theoretically weigh people's outcomes.
    • 1986, Rosemarie Tong, Ethics in policy analysis, ISBN 9780132909174:
      Supposedly, utilitarians are able to add and subtract hedons (units of pleasure) and dolors (units of pain) without any signs of cognitive or affective distress []

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  • (unit of pain): util

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dolor, dolōris.

Noun[edit]

dolor m (plural dolores)

  1. pain

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dolor (pain, sorrow), dolōris.

Noun[edit]

dolor m, f (plural dolors)

  1. pain of a continuing nature, especially that of rheumatism
  2. sorrow or grief of a continuing nature

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Ladino[edit]

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dolor f (Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling דולור)

  1. pain

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Latin *dolhos, from Proto-Indo-European verbal root *delh (to hew, to split). [1]

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Noun[edit]

dolor m (genitive dolōris); third declension

  1. pain, ache, hurt
  2. anguish, grief, sorrow
  3. indignation, resentment, anger

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative dolor dolōrēs
genitive dolōris dolōrum
dative dolōrī dolōribus
accusative dolōrem dolōrēs
ablative dolōre dolōribus
vocative dolor dolōrēs

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Meier-Brugger, Indo-European Linguistics

Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dolor (pain, sorrow), dolōris.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dolor m, f (plural dolors)

  1. pain

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dolor, dolōris.

Noun[edit]

dolor m (oblique plural dolors, nominative singular dolors, nominative plural dolor)

  1. pain; suffering

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Old Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin dolor, dolōris.

Noun[edit]

dolor m (oblique plural dolors, nominative singular dolors, nominative plural dolor)

  1. pain

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dolor (pain; grief), dolōris.

Noun[edit]

dolor m (plural dolores)

  1. pain

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