Origin of grief
Synonyms for grief
Antonyms for grief
Related Words for griefheartache, gloom, melancholy, pain, regret, agony, sorrow, heartbreak, mourning, discomfort, sadness, despair, remorse, bereavement, misery, woe, trouble, anguish, worry, unhappiness
Examples from the Web for grief
Contemporary Examples of grief
Though tissues are present and tears are not uncommon, the Dinner Parties are distinctly not grief counseling or group therapy.Everyone at This Dinner Party Has Lost Someone
January 6, 2015
It warps them and yet makes them, and horrifies them both as it does so—just as grief does.
Energy is sucked from them, the world around them becomes impossible—the Babadook of grief and loss exerts its force everywhere.
The grief in this house is extreme of course; this is a horror movie, after all.
Amelia says some truly terrible things to Sam, supposedly inhabited by the Babadook but really consumed in grief.
Historical Examples of grief
And she confides her grief to the world with such charming discretion.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
What consternation and grief there would be throughout the world!Biography of a Slave
Still there was that in them which respected the mother's grief; they tried to shield her.Ester Ried Yet Speaking
In these hours of grief, the soul of him put out its strength.Within the Law
No wonder Bassanio exaggerates his grief and the sacrifice he would be prepared to make.The Man Shakespeare
Word Origin for grief
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.
see come to grief; good grief.