There are no first, second, and third prizes for stoicism or grief.
Needless to say, Josh took a fair amount of grief on his Twitter feed on Friday.
"Today the international community failed us," she said, shaking with rage and grief.
Kayaking certainly proves a compelling metaphor for both writing and grief.
Collision-avoidance systems would spare drivers the grief of an accident and allow for lower insurance rates.
What did they contain of pleasure, of happiness, or of grief?
He had learned to take his grief and his despairs to the desert mountain tops.
She only saw that Pyotr Petrovitch had somehow come to grief.
It caused her a fresh burst of grief when she reached her own room.
“Our own children will die of grief for loss of her,” groaned Nxope.
early 13c., "hardship, suffering, pain, bodily affliction," from Old French grief "wrong, grievance, injustice, misfortune, calamity" (13c.), from grever "afflict, burden, oppress," from Latin gravare "to cause grief, make heavy," from gravis "weighty" (see grave (adj.)). Meaning "mental pain, sorrow" is from c.1300.
Deep mental anguish, as that arising from bereavement.
Complaints; faultfinding; reprimand: I don't want no grief from the fourteenth floor (1929+)