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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
grief (noun)
1.
obsolete - grievance
2.
a) deep and poignant distress caused by or as if by bereavement
b) a cause of such suffering
3.
a) an unfortunate outcome - disaster used chiefly in the phrase come to grief
b) - mishap misadventure
c) - trouble annoyance enough grief for one day
d) annoying or playful criticism - getting grief from his friends sorrow
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
grief (noun)
1.
deep sadness especially for the loss of someone or something loved
SYNONIMS:
affliction, anguish, dolefulness, dolor, grief, heartache, heartbreak, sorriness, woe
RELATED WORDS:
agony, distress, pain, suffering, torment; blue devils, blues, dejection, depression, desolateness, desolation, despair, despondence, despondency, disconsolateness, dispiritedness, distress, doldrums, downheartedness, dreariness, dumps, forlornness, gloom, gloominess, glumness, heartsickness, joylessness, melancholy, miserableness, misery, mopes, oppression, sorrowfulness, unhappiness, woefulness, wretchedness; contrition, guilt, regret, remorse, rue, self-reproach, shame; melancholia, self-pity
NEAR ANTONYMS:
gaiety ( gayety), gayness, humor, jollity, joviality, lightheartedness, merriment, merrymaking, mirth, mirthfulness; hopefulness, optimism, sunniness; enjoyment; content, contentedness, contentment
blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, cheer, cheerfulness, cheeriness, delight, ecstasy, elatedness, elation, euphoria, exhilaration, exuberance, exultation, felicity, gladness, gladsomeness, glee, gleefulness, happiness, joy, joyfulness, joyousness, jubilation, pleasure, rapture, rapturousness
grief (noun)
2.
the feeling of impatience or anger caused by another's repeated disagreeable acts
SYNONIMS:
aggravation, aggro, bother, botheration, exasperation, frustration, grief, irritation, pip, vexation
RELATED WORDS:
agitation, discomfort, displeasure, distress, disturbance, upset; irritability, irritableness, peeve, perturbation, pet, pique, resentment, snappishness, trouble; anger, angriness, chafe, dander, dudgeon, gall, huff, indignation, irateness, ire, outrage, umbrage
NEAR ANTONYMS:
delight, pleasure
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