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grieve

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)
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13 in 13 verses (in OT : 9 in 9 verses) (in NT : 4 in 4 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

grieven. [AS. ger. Cf. Reeve an officer.].
     A manager of a farm, or overseer of any work; a reeve; a manorial bailiff.  [1913 Webster]
    "Their children were horsewhipped by the grieve."  [1913 Webster]
grievev. t. [OE. greven, OF. grever, fr. L. gravare to burden, oppress, fr. gravis heavy. See Grief.].
  •  To occasion grief to; to wound the sensibilities of; to make sorrowful; to cause to suffer; to afflict; to hurt; to try.  [1913 Webster]
    "Grieve not the Holy Spirit of God."  [1913 Webster]
    "The maidens grieved themselves at my concern."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To sorrow over; as, to grieve one's fate.  [1913 Webster]
grievev. i. 
     To feel grief; to be in pain of mind on account of an evil; to sorrow; to mourn; -- often followed by at, for, or over.  [1913 Webster]
    "Do not you grieve at this."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

grieve, v.
1 tr. cause grief or great distress to.
2 intr. suffer grief, esp. at another's death.

Derivative
griever n.
grieve, n. Sc. a farm-bailiff; an overseer.

Etymology
OE groe.fa: cf. REEVE(1)

THESAURUS

grieve

ache, affect, afflict, affront, aggrieve, agonize, anguish, barb the dart, bear, bemoan, bewail, bleed, break down, bring to tears, brood over, bruise, complain, constrain, crush, cry, cut, cut up, deplore, desolate, dirge, discomfort, dismay, distress, draw tears, elegize, embitter, endure, fret, give offense, give sorrow words, give umbrage, hurt, hurt the feelings, injure, inundate, keen, knell, lament, melt, melt the heart, moan, mope, mourn, move, offend, oppress, outrage, overwhelm, pain, pierce, pine, pine away, prick, prostrate, reach, regret, repine, rue, sadden, shed tears, sigh, sing the blues, soften, sorrow, stab, sting, suffer, take on, torment, touch, twist the knife, wail, weep, weep over, wound

ROGET THESAURUS

grieve

Pain

VB feel pain, suffer pain, experience pain, undergo pain, bear pain, endure pain, smart, ache, suffer, bleed, ail, be the victim of, labor under afflictions, bear the cross, quaff the bitter cup, have a bad time of it, fall on evil days, go hard with, come to grief, fall a sacrifice to, drain the cup of misery to the dregs, sup full of horrors, sit on thorns, be on pins and needles, wince, fret, chafe, worry oneself, be in a taking, fret and fume, take on, take to heart, cark, grieve, mourn, yearn, repine, pine, droop, languish, sink, give way, despair, break one's heart, weigh upon the heart.

Painfulness

VB cause pain, occasion pain, give pain, bring pain, induce pain, produce pain, create pain, inflict pain, pain, hurt, wound, pinch, prick, gripe, pierce, lancinate, cut, hurt the feelings, wound the feelings, grate upon the feelings, grate upon the nerves, jar upon the feelings, wring the heart, pierce the heart, lacerate the heart, break the heart, rend the heart, make the heart bleed, tear the heart strings, rend the heart strings, draw tears from the eyes, sadden, make unhappy, plunge into sorrow, grieve, fash, afflict, distress, cut up, cut to the heart, displease, annoy, incommode, discompose, trouble, disquiet, faze, feaze, feeze, disturb, cross, perplex, molest, tease, tire, irk, vex, mortify, wherret, worry, plague, bother, pester, bore, pother, harass, harry, badger, heckle, bait, beset, infest, persecute, importune, wring, harrow, torment, torture, bullyrag, put to the rack, put to the question, break on the wheel, rack, scarify, cruciate, crucify, convulse, agonize, barb the dart, plant a dagger in the breast, plant a thorn in one's side, irritate, provoke, sting, nettle, try the patience, pique, fret, rile, tweak the nose, chafe, gall, sting to the quick, wound to the quick, cut to the quick, aggrieve, affront, enchafe, enrage, ruffle, sour the temper, give offense, maltreat, bite, snap at, assail, smite, sicken, disgust, revolt, nauseate, disenchant, repel, offend, shock, stink in the nostrils, go against the stomach, turn the stomach, make one sick, set the teeth on edge, go against the grain, grate on the ear, stick in one's throat, stick in one's gizzard, rankle, gnaw, corrode, horrify, appal, appall, freeze the blood, make the flesh creep, make the hair stand on end, make the blood curdle, make the blood run cold, make one shudder, haunt the memory, weigh on the heart, prey on the heart, weigh on the mind, prey on the mind, weigh on the spirits, prey on the spirits, bring one's gray hairs with sorrow to the grave, add a nail to one's coffin.

Dejection

VB be dejected, grieve, mourn, take on, give way, lose heart, despond, droop, sink, lower, look downcast, frown, pout, hang down the head, pull a long face, make a long face, laugh on the wrong side of the mouth, grin a ghastly smile, look blue, look like a drowned man, lay to heart, take to heart, mope, brood over, fret, sulk, pine, pine away, yearn, repine, despair, refrain from laughter, keep one's countenance, be grave, look grave, repress a smile, depress, discourage, dishearten, dispirit, damp, dull, deject, lower, sink, dash, knock down, unman, prostrate, break one's heart, frown upon, cast a gloom, cast a shade on, sadden, damp one's hopes, dash one's hopes, wither one's hopes, weigh on the mind, lie heavy on the mind, prey on the mind, weigh on the spirits, lie heavy on the spirits, prey on the spirits, damp the spirits, depress the spirits.

Lamentation

VB lament, mourn, deplore, grieve, weep over, bewail, bemoan, condole with, fret, wear mourning, go into mourning, put on mourning, wear the willow, wear sackcloth and ashes, infandum renovare dolorem, give sorrow words, sigh, give a sigh, heave, fetch a sigh, waft a sigh from Indus to the pole, sigh 'like a furnace', wail, cry, weep, sob, greet, blubber, pipe, snivel, bibber, whimper, pule, pipe one's eye, drop tears, shed tears, drop a tear, shed a tear, melt into tears, burst into tears, fondre en larmes, cry oneself blind, cry one's eyes out, yammer, scream, mew, groan, moan, whine, roar, roar like a bull, bellow like a bull, cry out lustily, rend the air, frown, scowl, make a wry face, gnash one's teeth, wring one's hands, tear one's hair, beat one's breast, roll on the ground, burst with grief, complain, murmur, mutter, grumble, growl, clamor, make a fuss about, croak, grunt, maunder, deprecate, cry out before one is hurt, complain without cause.


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