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synonyms for grief-stricken

  • anguished
  • distressed
  • heartbroken
  • cheerless
  • dejected
  • depressed
  • despairing
  • devastated
  • down
  • heartsick
  • heavyhearted
  • hurting
  • inconsolable
  • melancholy
  • miserable
  • morose
  • overcome
  • troubled
  • unhappy
  • woebegone
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How to use grief-stricken in a sentence

A little boy of four was moved to passionate grief at the sight of a dead dog taken from a pond.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Two artillery subalterns who had fought their way through a mob stricken with panic for the moment, soon arrived.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
They wanted Papa and Mamma, gone to Bombay beyond the seas, and their grief while it lasted was without remedy.
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She didn't move for a minute, and the shocked, stricken look in her eyes grew more intense.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Then I hesitated no longer, but turned away and left her alone with her grief; it was not for me to comfort her.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Then waves of grief broke over her, and she sobbed convulsively; but still she shed no tears.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
In a statuesque attitude, she sat, like Marius on the ruins of Carthage, or Patience on a monument smiling at grief.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He might have been an insufferable young man for a poverty-stricken teacher of French to have as a fellow-lodger; but he was not.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Then, of a sudden, the little colour faded from her cheeks again, and she seemed stricken with a silence.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
But not too big for the ragged old arm that felled it down as an axe fells the last rings of a stricken tree.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
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WORDS RELATED TO GRIEF-STRICKEN

  • crestfallen
  • crushed
  • desolate
  • despairing
  • despondent
  • disappointed
  • disconsolate
  • grief-stricken
  • grieved
  • heartbroken
  • heartsick
  • heartsore
  • inconsolable
  • miserable
  • mournful
  • sorrowful
  • wretched
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