grief-stricken

[ greef-strik-uh n ]
/ ˈgrifˌstrɪk ən /

adjective

overwhelmed by grief; deeply afflicted or sorrowful.

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Origin of grief-stricken

First recorded in 1900–05
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grief-stricken

adjective

deeply affected by sorrow or distress
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