grieving grieving  /ˈɡri vɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) sorrowful through loss or deprivation

Usage(s):

  1. Again, we're grieving for the baby as Scott is for Laci.
  2. Paul Ziffren, Natalie Wood's lawyer, spoke as a grieving friend about the national fascination with her death.
  3. Eugene Richards captures a grieving city: Remains of a Day Rarely seen photos from the Fresh Kills landfill: Through Children's Eyes Young perspectives on 911.

News

  1. Camp Solace for kids, teens takes place in August

    Solace Tree children and teens will gather together on the shores of Lake Tahoe Aug. 2 and 4 for a weekend in which they can kayak, play on the beach, build campfires and share stories of the people they've lost in a special environment that supports their journey through the grieving process.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

  2. Father Killed By Drunk Driver

    A family is grieving the loss of a father after an accused drunk driver hit their car, head-on.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: FOX 29 Philadelphia

  3. Robbery suspect's fiance dies day after alleged bank heist

    A mother is pleading for mercy on her grieving daughter, an accused bank robber who lost her fiance to a deadly car accident.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Channel 8 San Diego

Quotes

  1. "What we do know is that their families, friends, and an entire nation is grieving right now for the valued men and women that came under attack," Obama said.
    on Nov 5, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  2. "Just as we rejoice at the return of our 15 service personnel so today we are also grieving and mourning for the loss of our soldiers in Basra, who were killed as the result of a terrorist act," Blair said.
    on Apr 4, 2007 By: Tony Blair Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "This is a very horrible tragedy and our hearts go out to all the members of the LAPD who also are grieving at this time," said Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who said he visited with Simmons' family.
    on Feb 7, 2006 By: Antonio Villaraigosa Source: 940 News

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