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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.

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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. grieve

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. grieve, sorrowverb

    feel grief

    sorrow, aggrieve

  2. grieve, aggrieveverb

    cause to feel sorrow

    "his behavior grieves his mother"

    sorrow, aggrieve

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  1. grieveverb

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

  2. grieveverb

    sorrow, mourn, lament, bewail, feel regret

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. grieveverb

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "grieve":

    cry, gref

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How to use grieve in a sentence?

  1. President Obama:

    We all bleed when we lose an American life, 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.

  2. Carlos Jr.:

    It makes you feel rotten inside that you can't grieve, you can't cry, you can't --.

  3. Epictetus:

    A wise man is he who does not grieve for the thing which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.

  4. Justin Trudeau:

    We are heartbroken knowing many of those we lost had their entire lives in front of them. We grieve with those facing news no parent or family should ever have to face, this is every parent’s worst nightmare. No one should ever have to see their child leave to play the sport they love and never come back.

  5. Bhagavad Gita:

    For that which is born death is certain, and for the dead birth is certain. Therefore grieve not over that which is unavoidable.

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