Definition of 'grief'

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Yet it is precisely when those mainstream opponents speak most honestly that they come to grief. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You are just in another place, and not in such a deep grief as I am. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When one of my most important female friendships came to an end, I felt waves of sorrow akin to grief. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The feelings of grief and distress were intense. Carpenter, Anne & Johnson, Geoffrey Why am I Afraid to Grieve (1994)To love deeply is to sometimes enter into the deepest of grief. Christianity Today (2000)So many of them had been quests inspired by grief or sadness. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Yet it also manages to be an intensely moving meditation on death and grief. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Grief is not something you can go underneath or around. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You need to express your grief any way that helps you. The Sun (2010)The bereaved man poured out his grief and anger. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Your grief will come when it comes. The Sun (2015)They talk to each other with the economy that comes from extreme grief. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It causes great sadness and grief and enormous anger. Claudia Hammond EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings (2005)The grief over his death has been appallingly hard for his partner to deal with. Times, Sunday Times (2014)At what point does grief morph into something different and rather more questionable? Times, Sunday Times (2012)We all react to grief in different ways. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You had to think that one day his knees might come to grief. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Thousands of mourners flocked to witness the burial yesterday amid an outpouring of national grief over their killings. Times, Sunday Times (2014)After the grief came boiling anger. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Good grief it was a bad week for British drama. The Sun (2015) Good grief, what is he playing at? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Unable to eat any further, I made my way out into the streets to join in the national grief. The Sun (2013)

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Translations for 'grief'

British English: grief /ɡriːf/ NOUN
Grief is extreme sadness.
...her grief at her husband's death.
  • American English: grief
  • Arabic: أَسىً
  • Brazilian Portuguese: pesar
  • Chinese: 悲痛
  • Croatian: žalost
  • Czech: zármutek
  • Danish: sorg
  • Dutch: verdriet
  • European Spanish: duelo
  • Finnish: suru
  • French: peine
  • German: Kummer
  • Greek: θλίψη
  • Italian: dolore
  • Japanese: 深い悲しみ
  • Korean: 슬픔
  • Norwegian: sorg
  • Polish: smutek
  • European Portuguese: pesar
  • Romanian: suferință
  • Russian: горе
  • Latin American Spanish: duelo
  • Swedish: sorg
  • Thai: ความเศร้าโศก
  • Turkish: keder
  • Ukrainian: горе
  • Vietnamese: nỗi đau


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