The noun "sorrow" can be both countable and uncountable.
Meaning: a feeling of great sadness
Example sentence: One of the functions of religion is to help people deal with loss and sorrow.
Meaning: an event that causes great sadness
Example sentence: My sister's already had too many sorrows this year, and now her dog's died as well.
Test your understanding:
- All of the people in our village shared our feelings of sorrow.
- All of the people in our village have had their share of sorrows.