grief-stricken grief-stricken

Definition(s):

  • (adj) sorrowful through loss or deprivation

Usage(s):

  1. She's a salty talker and he's drawn to her by her less than grief-stricken remarks about her stepfather, as Frank prepares his body for his last rites.
  2. What matters is the wreckage the girls left behind: families and friends grief-stricken and bewildered--and extremely vulnerable.
  3. That night, Janus' younger brother and sister-in-law, grief-stricken and achey, popped a few of Adam's Tylenol pills.

News

  • Kingston mom asks, How did baby die?

    KINGSTON — A grief-stricken Kingston mother was demanding answers on Thursday as to how and why her 1-month old baby sustained fatal head injuries.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Middletown Times Herald-Record

Quotes

  1. Obama said: "There wasn't a better interviewer in TV, not a more thoughtful analyst of our politics, and he was also one of the finest men I knew. Somebody who cared about America, cared about the issues, cared about family. I am grief-stricken with...
    on Jun 13, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "We've all been grief-stricken," Linda Bollea said.
    on Sep 13, 2007 By: Linda Hogan Source: St. Petersburg Times

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