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  • verbmourn, feel deep distress
  • verbupset, distress someone

synonyms for grieve

  • ache
  • cry
  • lament
  • regret
  • wail
  • weep
  • bear
  • bemoan
  • bewail
  • complain
  • deplore
  • endure
  • keen
  • rue
  • sorrow
  • suffer
  • carry on
  • cry a river
  • eat one's heart out
  • hang crepe
  • sing the blues
  • take it hard
See also synonyms for: grieved / griever / grieving
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antonyms for grieve

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  • approve
  • be happy
  • delight
  • gloat
  • praise
  • refuse
  • relieve
  • be glad
  • please
  • satisfy
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How to use grieve in a sentence

We can’t ignore this holiday season how many families are grieving, how many families are without jobs and don’t have the same discretionary spending for gifting…and I think it would be remiss for any marketer or business leader to forget about that.
‘ON A LOT OF PEOPLE’S MINDS RIGHT NOW’: DTC STARTUPS ARE IN A HOLDING PATTERN UNTIL AFTER THE ELECTIONANNA HENSELOCTOBER 30, 2020DIGIDAY
The photographs are one more thing to help them bond and grieve more completely.
CHRISSY TEIGEN AND JOHN LEGEND PUBLICLY GRIEVE THE DEATH OF BABY JACKELLEN MCGIRTOCTOBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
Still, she and the rest of Electric’s executives realize that this year has fundamentally hurt its workers—and that they will need support to continue grieving for years to come.
THE BIGGEST RISK IN BUSINESS RIGHT NOW IS GRIEFMARIA ASPANSEPTEMBER 27, 2020FORTUNE
Millions of women across America and the world are grieving Ginsburg’s passing like their own bubbie had died.
RUTH BADER GINSBURG’S PASSING FEELS LIKE MILLIONS OF WOMEN HAVE LOST THEIR BUBBIEJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 22, 2020FORTUNE
Most protests are largely peaceful, but “Citizens gather, grieve, and leave” is no story at all.
HOW AN OVERLOAD OF RIOT PORN IS DRIVING CONFLICT IN THE STREETSBOBBIE JOHNSONSEPTEMBER 3, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
I do not intend to vex or grieve you by any conduct of mine; nor do I mean to leave you, now you are both infirm and old.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
I grieve that one of the most promising of them is now an inmate in my cabin, in a very delicate state of health.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
"Don't grieve as those without hope," she continued, her eyes filling with tears.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Arpad, however, could not imagine what he had said to grieve her; he tried to console her, and asked how he had offended her.
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And he has never grown weary of the work, though sometimes he has had to grieve over ill-success.
DAVID FLEMING'S FORGIVENESSMARGARET MURRAY ROBERTSON
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WORDS RELATED TO GRIEVE

  • agonize
  • annoy
  • beset
  • bother
  • burden
  • crucify
  • distress
  • grieve
  • harass
  • harrow
  • harry
  • irk
  • lacerate
  • martyr
  • oppress
  • pain
  • pester
  • plague
  • press
  • rack
  • smite
  • strike
  • torment
  • torture
  • trouble
  • try
  • vex
  • worry
  • wound
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.