Word:

Grief

Pronunciation: grēf
n.1.Pain of mind on account of something in the past; mental suffering arising from any cause, as misfortune, loss of friends, misconduct of one's self or others, etc.; sorrow; sadness.
The mother was so afflicted at the loss of a fine boy, . . . that she died for grief of it.
- Addison.
2.Cause of sorrow or pain; that which afficts or distresses; trial; grievance.
3.Physical pain, or a cause of it; malady.
To come to grief
to meet with calamity, accident, defeat, ruin, etc., causing grief; to turn out badly.
Noun1.grief - intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death)
2.grief - something that causes great unhappiness; "her death was a great grief to John"
Synonyms: sorrow
accident, ache, aching, aching heart, adversity, agony, agony of mind, apologies, attrition, ayenbite of inwit, bale, bemoaning, bewailing, bitterness, bleakness, bleeding heart, blow, broken heart, burden, calamity, care, carking care, casualty, cataclysm, catastrophe, cheerlessness, collision, come apart, come to grief, come unstuck, comfortlessness, contretemps, contriteness, contrition, crack-up, cramp, crash, crushing, curse, cut, dejection, depression, depth of misery, desolation, despair, despondency, difficulty, disaster, discomfort, dismalness, distressfulness, dole, dolor, dreariness, extremity, fail, grievousness, heartbreak, heartfelt grief, heartgrief, heavy heart, hurt, ill hap, infelicity, injury, joylessness, lamentability, lamentation, lamenting, languishment, lesion, load, melancholia, melancholy, misadventure, miscarry, mischance, misfortune, mishap, mournfulness, nasty blow, onus, ordeal, pain, painfulness, pang, passion, pathos, pileup, pining, pitiability, pitiableness, pitifulness, poignancy, prostration, regret, regretfulness, regrets, regrettableness, regretting, remorse, remorse of conscience, remorsefulness, repining, rue, ruth, shame, shamefacedness, shamefastness, shamefulness, sharpness, shipwreck, shock, smash, smashup, sore, sore spot, sorriness, sorrow, sorrowfulness, sorrowing, spasm, staggering blow, stress, stress of life, stroke, suffering, suicidal despair, tender spot, throes, torment, tragedy, trauma, travail, trouble, unhappiness, wistfulness, woebegoneness, woefulness, worry, wound, wreck, wrench, wretchedness
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