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GRIEF

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does grief mean? 

GRIEF (noun)
  The noun GRIEF has 2 senses:

1. intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death)
2. something that causes great unhappiness

  Familiarity information: GRIEF used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GRIEF (noun)


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Meaning:

Intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

brokenheartedness; grief; heartache; heartbreak

Hypernyms ("grief" is a kind of...):

sorrow (an emotion of great sadness associated with loss or bereavement)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "grief"):

dolor; dolour ((poetry) painful grief)


Sense 2grief [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Something that causes great unhappiness

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

grief; sorrow

Context example:

her death was a great grief to John

Hypernyms ("grief" is a kind of...):

negative stimulus (a stimulus with undesirable consequences)


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