sorrowful
1. [ adjective ] experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss
Examples:

"sorrowful widows" "a sorrowful tale of death and despair" "sorrowful news" "even in laughter the heart is sorrowful"- Proverbs 14:13

Related terms: joyful woebegone mournful bitter anguished lugubrious dolorous bereaved lamenting lamentable grievous brokenhearted sad elegiac unhappy joyless
Similar spelling:   sorrowfully