Part of speech: noun

Sorrow; regret; lamentation.

Part of speech: noun

Affliction; grievance.

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Usage examples "grief":

  1. There were those that for three days would neither eat nor drink for passing grief. - "The Nibelungenlied", Unknown.
  2. Every second man you meet is more or less on the turf, and they never come to grief by it. - "Checkmate", Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu.
  3. Little Pennoyer said: Yes, that's so, Grief. - "Last Words", Stephen Crane.