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grieve

grieve

 
 
pronunciation:
griv
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: grieved, grieves, grieving
definition: to feel intense sorrow; mourn.
He is still grieving at the loss of his wife.She grieved over her child's diagnosis.The family should be allowed to grieve in peace without reporters pestering them.
synonyms:
ache, lament, mourn, sorrow
antonyms:
celebrate, rejoice
similar words:
bemoan, keen, moan, wail, weep
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause to feel intense sorrow; sadden.
It grieves me to tell you this awful news.
synonyms:
aggrieve, distress, pain, sadden
antonyms:
please
similar words:
agonize, deject, depress, hurt
derivations: grievingly (adv.), griever (n.)
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