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grieve

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verb \ˈgrēv\

Medical Definition of grieve

grieved; grieving

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to feel or show grief over <grieving the death of her son>

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to feel grief <Each member of a family is likely to grieve differently, creating great potential for conflict.—Eric Schlosser, The Atlantic Monthly, September 1997>

griever noun <Antidepressants do not ease the longing for the deceased that grievers feel.—Virginia Hughes, Scientific American, June 2011>




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