- to feel grief or great sorrow: She has grieved over his death for nearly three years.
- to distress mentally; cause to feel grief or sorrow: It grieves me to see you so unhappy.
- Archaic. to oppress or wrong.
Origin of grieve
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Related Words for grievedregret, lament, cry, ache, weep, wail, agonize, sadden, bewail, sorrow, bear, rue, bemoan, keen, endure, suffer, deplore, complain, pain, afflict
Examples from the Web for grieved
Contemporary Examples of grieved
And also if you have a taste for excellent television you would have watched it already and grieved alongside the rest of us.Josh Charles on Life After ‘The Good Wife’ and His Insane Movie ‘Bird People’
September 13, 2014
“The thing that I grieved most about that day was the fact that I had to withdraw my green-card application,” Sullivan said.Marco Rubio, the Secret Service Scandal, and More Sunday Talk
The Daily Beast Video
April 22, 2012
A few days later, she grieved and prayed as Eunice was laid to rest, surrounded by the survivors among her 11 children.Camelot's Last Lady
August 26, 2009
Historical Examples of grieved
I was oppressed, grieved, sickened, at the sad presentation of humanity.
Ned has grieved for her with bitter self-reproach, though he is happy with Milly.
Before that grieved organ-tone of reproach, Kitty's eyes filled.
But here, I am grieved to tell you, happened a sad misfortune.Tanglewood Tales
I am grieved to be driven to have recourse to the following artifices.Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9)
- to feel or cause to feel great sorrow or distress, esp at the death of someone
- (tr) obsolete to inflict injury, hardship, or sorrow on
Word Origin for grieve
- Scot a farm manager or overseer