Meaning of grief
Pronunciation: (grēf), [key]
- keen mental suffering or distress over affliction or loss; sharp sorrow; painful regret.
- a cause or occasion of keen distress or sorrow.
- to suffer disappointment, misfortune, or other trouble; fail: Their marriage came to grief after only two years.
- (used as an exclamation of dismay, surprise, or relief&hasp;): Good grief, it's started to rain again!
- grief (Thesaurus)