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grief - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'grief' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Grief [ a.]
- Pain of mind on account of something in the past; mental suffering arising from any cause, as misfortune, loss of friends, misconduct of one's self or others, etc.; sorrow; sadness.
- Cause of sorrow or pain; that which afficts or distresses; trial; grievance.
- Physical pain, or a cause of it; malady.

Meaning of 'grief' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . grief [ n]
Meaning (1):
- something that causes great unhappiness
Example in sentence:
  • her death was a great grief to John