grief grief  /ˈɡrif/


  1. (n) intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death)
  2. (n) something that causes great unhappiness


  1. Doctors may be missing a bet when they insist that grief is a normal reaction to the loss of a loved one, a cherished possession, or a job.
  2. And it serves as a reminder that the impoverished, failed state of Somalia, which has suffered so much grief over two decades, remains able to spread that grief around.


  1. Moeller grief group resonates with readers

    The Enquirer a week ago published a story about a grief group for boys at Moeller High School.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

  2. Annie: Son receives grief for moving back home

    DEAR ANNIE: I recently had to move back into my parents' house due to financial hardship. I'm 23 years old and have rarely asked them for any sort of help. But I receive a lot of grief, sarcasm and jokes about my current position, and this is from my entire family.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Biloxi Sun Herald

  3. Hospice hosts camp for kids struggling with grief

    By Kelsey Givens Grief and loss are tough emotions to deal with at any age, but they can be especially challenging for young children. To help kids get through such a difficult time, Nathan Adelson Hospice is once again hosting Camp Mariposa at the end of this month to give children the opportunity to learn[...]
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Pahrump Valley Times

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  1. James had said, "This has caused my wife and kids pain and embarrassment beyond comprehension and I am extremely saddened to have brought this on them. I am truly very sorry for the grief I have caused them."
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Jesse James Source: X17 Online (blog)

  2. "It is desperately sad news. Another family with such grief and pain and loss," British Prime Minister David Cameron said. "Of course the 300th death is no more or less tragic than the 299 that came before."
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: David Cameron Source: CNN (blog)

  3. "We apologise for the laws and policies of successive parliaments and governments that have inflicted profound grief, suffering and loss on these our fellow Australians," Mr Rudd said. "We apologise especially for the removal of Aboriginal...
    on Feb 18, 2008 By: Kevin Rudd Source: Keilor, Taylors Lakes, Sydenham Star

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