griefnoun [ C or U ]uk /ɡriːf/ us /ɡriːf/
come to grief
get grief informal
- Huge crowds followed the funeral procession in a public demonstration of grief.
- She couldn't cope with the grief she felt inside.
- His death at the age of 35 has occasioned an outpouring of grief.
- My father is a stoic by nature and found it hard to express his grief when my mother died.
- The whole village was united in their grief.
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