Grief

  • 1 grief — grief …

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  • 2 grief — [ grijɛf ] n. m. • 1269; de grever 1 ♦ Vx Dommage que l on subit. Mod. Dr. Griefs d appel : ce en quoi le demandeur se trouve lésé par un jugement dont il appelle. 2 ♦ (Plur. ou loc.) Sujet, motif de plainte (généralement contre une personne). ⇒… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 Grief — (gr[=e]f), n. [OE. grief, gref, OF. grief, gref, F. grief, L. gravis heavy; akin to Gr. bary s, Skr. guru, Goth. ka[ u]rus. Cf. {Barometer}, {Grave}, a., {Grieve}, {Gooroo.}] 1. Pain of mind on account of something in the past; mental suffering… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 grief — grief, ève 1. (gri èf, è v . Prononcez grié, dit au XVIe siècle PALSGRAVE, p. 62) adj. 1°   Qui pèse sur la personne comme un poids qui l accable. •   Il défendit sous de grièves peines d appeler Catherine reine d Angleterre, MAUCROIX Schisme, l …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 5 grief — [gri:f] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: gref, from Latin gravis; GRAVE1] 1.) [U] extreme sadness, especially because someone you love has died grief over/at ▪ The grief she felt over Helen s death was almost unbearable. with grief ▪… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 Grief — Жанры Сладж, Дум метал Годы 1991 2001, 2005 2006, 2008 2009 …

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  • 7 grief — [ grif ] noun uncount ** a strong feeling of sadness, usually because someone has died: An extraordinary outpouring of grief followed the death of the princess. grief at/over: the family s grief at the loss of their child come to grief 1. ) to be …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 grief — grief·ful; grief·less; grief; grief·ful·ly; grief·less·ness; …

    English syllables

  • 9 grief — ► NOUN 1) intense sorrow, especially caused by someone s death. 2) informal trouble or annoyance. ● come to grief Cf. ↑come to grief ● good grief! Cf. ↑good grief! …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 grief — [grēf] n. [ME gref < OFr, sorrow, grief < grever: see GRIEVE] 1. intense emotional suffering caused by loss, disaster, misfortune, etc.; acute sorrow; deep sadness 2. a cause or the subject of such suffering 3. Informal a) irritation or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 grief — early 13c., hardship, suffering, pain, bodily affliction, from O.Fr. grief wrong, grievance, injustice, misfortune, calamity (13c.), from grever afflict, burden, oppress, from L. gravare to cause grief, make heavy, from gravis weighty (see GRAVE… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12 grief — I noun adversity, affliction, agony, anguish, anxiety, bereavement, bitterness, broken heart, burden, calamity, casualty, catastrophe, chagrin, concern, contrition, desolation, despair, despondency, disaster, discomfort, discontent, displeasure,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 13 grief — *sorrow, anguish, woe, heartache, heartbreak, regret Analogous words: mourning, grieving, sorrowing (see GRIEVE): lamenting or lamentation, bewailing, bemoaning, deploring (see corresponding verbs at DEPLORE) Contrasted words: comforting or… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 14 grief — [n] mental suffering affliction, agony, anguish, bemoaning, bereavement, bewailing, care, dejection, deploring, depression, desolation, despair, despondency, discomfort, disquiet, distress, dole, dolor, gloom, grievance, harassment, heartache,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 15 Grief — Bereavement redirects here. For the film, see Bereavement (film). For other uses, see Grief (disambiguation). A funeral during the Siege of Sarajevo in 1992 Grief is a multi faceted response to loss, particularly to the loss of someone or… …

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  • 16 grief — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ deep, great, inconsolable, intense, overwhelming, real ▪ personal, private ▪ I felt awkward at intrud …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 grief — n. 1) to express; feel, suffer grief 2) to come to grief 3) bitter, deep, inconsolable, overwhelming, profound grief 4) grief at, over 5) of grief (to die of grief) 6) (misc.) good grief ! (exclamation expressing mild dismay) * * * [griːf] deep …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 18 grief — [[t]gri͟ːf[/t]] griefs 1) N VAR Grief is a feeling of extreme sadness. ...a huge outpouring of national grief for the victims of the shootings... Their grief soon gave way to anger. 2) PHRASE: V inflects If something comes to grief, it fails. If… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 grief — 01. War causes a lot of [grief] to the families of victims. 02. The entire nation is [grieving] the death of their President. 03. He was [grievously] injured in the battle, and later died in hospital. 04. The woman was overcome with [grief] at… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 grief — noun 1 (U) extreme sadness, especially because someone you love has died (+ over/at): The grief she felt over Helen s death was almost unbearable. 2 (C) something that makes you feel extremely sad: It was a grief to him that he had never had any… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English