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See definition of grieving on Dictionary.com
  • verbmourn, feel deep distress
  • verbupset, distress someone

synonyms for grieving

  • 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
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antonyms for grieving

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

That’s the key to responsible mourning — remember that everyone grieves.
EIGHTY YEARS OF MEMORIES THAT WILL STIR READERS’ OWNCONNIE SCHULTZNOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In the aftermath of the fire — as so often with disasters — grieving, homeless survivors wanted someone to blame, and Nero seemed a credible villain.
WHAT WAS NERO REALLY DOING WHILE ROME BURNED?DIANA PRESTONNOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The grieving father played by Ian McShane, is a composite, as is the broken-hearted cheerleader played by Kate Mara.
MARSHALL FOOTBALL, 50 YEARS AFTER PLANE CRASH, CARRIES ON, AND REMEMBERSJOHN FEINSTEINNOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
This didn’t mean that I wasn’t upset when I found out her terminal diagnosis, or that I didn’t grieve for her afterward.
THE JOYS OF BEING A STOIC - ISSUE 92: FRONTIERSMASSIMO PIGLIUCCINOVEMBER 4, 2020NAUTILUS
However, some have turned their backs on grieving families and separated children.
IS AMERICA FINALLY HAVING ITS MOMENT OF ANAGNORISIS?TRACY MORANNOVEMBER 3, 2020OZY
The old fire now came over him, and the elders looked round sadly one at another, grieving that they should lose such a brother.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
I had been grieving so much of late that this golden opportunity would pass by; but, thank God!
A FORTUNE HUNTER; OR, THE OLD STONE CORRALJOHN DUNLOE CARTERET
Her poorer neighbours understood far more than the others could understand, how sorely she was grieving about the child.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
Is it that we are neglecting the prayerful study of God's Word, and thus grieving the Spirit by whom it was inspired?
SEPARATION AND SERVICEJAMES HUDSON TAYLOR
On one such inauspicious day, the young poet Junius came into a square, thronged with the grieving populace.
DREAM TALES AND PROSE POEMSIVAN TURGENEV
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WORDS RELATED TO GRIEVING

  • afflicted
  • depressed
  • disturbed
  • grieving
  • harmed
  • hurt
  • injured
  • oppressed
  • pained
  • peeved
  • persecuted
  • saddened
  • unhappy
  • woeful
  • wronged
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.