Associations to the word «Grief»


GRIEF, noun. Suffering, hardship. [from early 13th c.]
GRIEF, noun. Pain of mind arising from misfortune, significant personal loss, misconduct of oneself or others, etc.; sorrow; sadness. [from early 14th c.]
GRIEF, noun. (countable) Cause or instance of sorrow or pain; that which afflicts or distresses; trial.
GRIEF, verb. (online gaming) To deliberately harass and annoy or cause grief to other players of a game in order to interfere with their enjoyment of it; especially, to do this as one’s primary activity in the game. [from late 20th Century]
GRIEF TOURIST, noun. One who journeys to areas where tragedies have occurred for that reason

Dictionary definition

GRIEF, noun. Intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death).
GRIEF, noun. Something that causes great unhappiness; "her death was a great grief to John".

Wise words

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.