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I was oppressed, grieved, sickened, at the sad presentation of humanity.

Ned has grieved for her with bitter self-reproach, though he is happy with Milly.

Before that grieved organ-tone of reproach, Kitty's eyes filled.

But here, I am grieved to tell you, happened a sad misfortune.

I am grieved to be driven to have recourse to the following artifices.

Thousands of years before, when their king had died, the people had grieved.

You said, 'It grieved you that I was poor; that you could not restore to me the luxury and wealth I had lost.'

Everybody in the castle noticed the change in their master, and grieved over it.

He was both vexed and grieved to hear it; grieved on Jenkins's score, vexed on his own.

"I am grieved that it should have happened," said Mr. Galloway, kindly.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., "cause pain," from tonic stem of Old French grever "to burden, oppress, aggravate" (see grief). Meaning "be very sad, lament" is from c.1300. Related: Grieved; grieving.

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