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grief (s), griefs (pl) (noun forms)
1. A deep mental anguish; such as, that which comes from bereavement: "The young man has not been able to recover from his grief over his brother's sudden death."
2. Annoyance or frustration: "Any attempt to follow his instructions brought nothing but grief."
3. Trouble or difficulty: "They told him that they had multiple griefs as they tried to meet the deadline." 4. Etymology: from the early 13th century, "hardship, suffering, pain, bodily affliction", from Old French grief, "wrong, injustice, misfortune, calamity", from grever, "afflict, burden, oppress", which came from Latin gravare, "to cause grief, to make heavy", from gravis, "weighty".
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(Latin: to feel pain, to grieve; sorrow, grief, mourning)
(Greek: worry, anxiety, care, grief, trouble, to be concerned for; protector, guardian, most worthy of care)
(Latin: weeping, wailing, moaning; expressing sorrow, grief; strong disappointment, complaint)
(Greek: grief; melancholia)
(Latin: complain, complaint, full of complaints; lack of satisfaction; lament, cry of sorrow and grief)
Word Entries containing the term: “grief
grief-stricken, more grief-stricken, most grief-stricken (adjective forms)
Being very sad or deeply affected by sorrow: "The most grief-stricken child was the youngest little boy because he received a great deal of attention from her."

"The grief-stricken children found it very difficult to accept the fact that their father and mother were killed in the auto accident."

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