ache, adversity, afflict, affliction, aggrieve, agonize, agony, anguish, apologies, attrition, ayenbite of inwit, bad luck, bemoan, bemoaning, bewail, bewailing, bitter cup, bitter draft, bitter draught, bitter pill, bitterness, bleed, break down, bring to tears, brood over, burden, burden of care, cankerworm of care, care, cares, carking care, contriteness, contrition, cross, crown of thorns, crush, curse, cut up, dejection, deplore, depression, desolate, desolateness, desolation, dirge, discomfort, dismay, distress, dole, dolor, draw tears, elegize, embitter, encumbrance, fret, gall, gall and wormwood, give sorrow
words, grief, grievance, grieve, grieving, groan, hard luck, hardship, heartache, heartbreak, heartfelt grief, heartgrief, howling, infliction, inundate, keen, keening, knell, lament, lamentation, lamenting, languishment, load, melancholy, misery, misfortune, moan, moaning, mope, mourn, mourning, oppress, oppression, overwhelm, pack of troubles, pain, peck of troubles, pine, pine away, pining, pressure, prostrate, prostration, regret, regretfulness, regrets, regretting, remorse, remorse of conscience, remorsefulness, repine, repining, rue, sadness, sea of troubles, shame, shamefacedness, shamefastness, shamefulness, sigh, sing the blues, sob, sorriness, sorrowfulness, sorrowing, strain, suffering, take on, thorn, torment, travail, trial, tribulation, trouble, ululation, unhappiness, wailing, waters of bitterness, weep over, weight, wistfulness, woe, wretchedness
mental suffering, pain, dolor, suffering, sufferance, ache, smart, passion, displeasure, dissatisfaction, discomfort, discomposure, disquiet, malaise, inquietude, uneasiness, vexation of spirit, taking, discontent, dejection, weariness, anhedonia, annoyance, irritation, worry, infliction, visitation, plague, bore, bother, botheration, stew, vexation, mortification, chagrin, esclandre, mauvais quart d'heur, care, anxiety, solicitude, trouble, trial, ordeal, fiery ordeal, shock, blow, cark, dole, fret, burden, load, concern, grief, sorrow
, distress, affliction, woe, bitterness, heartache, carking cares, heavy heart, aching heart, bleeding heart, broken heart, heavy affliction, gnawing grief, unhappiness, infelicity, misery, tribulation, wretchedness, desolation, despair, extremity, prostration, depth of misery, nightmare, ephialtes, incubus, pang, anguish, agony, torture, torment, purgatory, hell upon earth, iron age, reign of terror, slough of despond, peck of troubles, ills that flesh is heir to, miseries of human life, unkindest cut of all, sufferer, victim, prey, martyr, object of compassion, wretch, shorn lamb, in pain, in a state of pain, full of pain, suffering, pained, afflicted, worried, displeased, aching, griped, sore, on the rack, in limbo, between hawk and buzzard, uncomfortable, uneasy, ill at ease, in a taking, in a way, disturbed, discontented, out of humor, weary, heavy laden, stricken, crushed, a prey to, victimized, ill-used, unfortunate, to be pitied, doomed, devoted, accursed, undone, lost, stranded, fey, unhappy, infelicitous, poor, wretched, miserable, woe-begone, cheerless, careworn, concerned, sorry, sorrowing, sorrowful, cut up, chagrined, horrified, horror-stricken, in grief, plunged in grief, a prey to grief, in tears, steeped to the lips in misery, heart-stricken, heart-broken, heart-scalded, broken-hearted, in despair, the iron entered into our soul, haeret lateri lethalis arundo, one's heart bleeding, down, thou climbing sorrow
, mirth cannot move a soul in agony, nessun maggior dolere che ricordarsi del tempo fel, sorrow
's crown of sorrow
is remembering happier th, the Niobe of Nations.