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Synonyms for grieve
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grieve, sorrow(verb)

    feel grief

    Synonyms:
    sorrow, aggrieve

  2. grieve, aggrieve(verb)

    cause to feel sorrow

    "his behavior grieves his mother"

    Synonyms:
    sorrow, aggrieve

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. grieve

    To mourn is to feel or express sadness or distress because of some loss, affliction, or misfortune; mourning is thought of as prolonged, grief or regret may be transient. One may grieve or mourn, regret, rue, or sorrow without a sound; he bemoans with suppressed and often inarticulate sounds of grief; he bewails with passionate utterance, whether of inarticulate cries or of spoken words. He laments in plaintive or pathetic words, as the prophet Jeremiah in his "Lamentations." One deplores with settled sorrow which may or may not find relief in words. One is made to rue an act by some misfortune resulting, or by some penalty or vengeance inflicted because of it. One regrets a slight misfortune or a hasty word; he sorrows over the death of a friend.

    Synonyms:
    bemoan, bewail, deplore, lament, mourn, regret, rue, sorrow

    Antonyms:
    be joyful, exult, joy, make merry, rejoice, triumph

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. grieve

    Synonyms:
    trouble, burden, annoy, distress, bewail, wound, pain, sorrow, hurt, afflict, mourn, lament, complain, deplore

    Antonyms:
    ease, console, soothe, please, rejoice, exult, gratify, alleviate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. grieve(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    afflict, pain, hurt, or wound the feelings of, make sorrowful

  2. grieve(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    sorrow, mourn, lament, bewail, feel regret

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. grieve(v)

    Synonyms:
    mourn, regret, lament, rue, weep, sorrow, bewail, deplore, wound, afflict, try, distress, pain

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    cry, gref

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How to use grieve in a sentence?

  1. Philip Dubois:

    Lisa and I grieve for this senseless loss of young life and share in the anguish of their parents, their families and you, their friends.

  2. President Trump:

    We grieve for the terrible loss of life, and send our support and love to everyone affected by this horrible attack in Texas, to the students, families, teachers and personnel at Santa Fe High School – we are with you in this tragic hour, and we will be with you forever...

  3. President Obama:

    We all grieve when any innocent life is taken. We don't take this work lightly. And I know that each and every one of you understand the magnitude of what we do and the stakes involved and these aren't abstractions and we're not cavalier about what we do.

  4. Pindar:

    To our own sorrows serious heed we give, But for another?s we soon cease to grieve.

  5. The President:

    We got to have not just a Democratic president who can continue the legacy that we built together over the last 7½ years, but we've got to have a Senate that is a partner in this process, and I can list a whole bunch of reasons for why that's so important. It turns out that because of the untimely death of Justice Scalia -- and obviously we grieve for his family -- but the behavior of the Senate since then, I think, gives you a pretty good reason of why we think the Senate is so important.


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