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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
grief /gri:f/
  • danh từ
    • nỗi đau buồn, nỗi sầu khổ, nỗi thương tiếc
      • to die of grief: chết vì đau buồn
    • to come to grief
      • gặp tai hoạ; thất bại
Concise Dictionary
+intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death)
+something that causes great unhappiness

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 anguish, suffering, agony, misery, wretchedness, pain, hurt, sadness, sorrow, dejection, depression, despondency, melancholy, unhappiness, woe, torment, desolation, heartbreak, remorse, regret, ruth, heartache:
Nothing equalled the grief I felt at the death of my dog, Whiffler.
2 distress, trouble, difficulty, tribulation, trial, burden, load, onus, ordeal, travail, affliction, worry, bitterness, curse; adversity, misfortune, evil days, bad or ill fortune or luck, calamity, disaster, catastrophe, trauma:
The death of her only child was a lasting grief to Millie.
3 come to grief. fail, go to rack and ruin, meet with disaster, miscarry, fall or come apart, Colloq come unstuck:
Our plans for retirement came to grief when my husband went bankrupt.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [U, C] ~ (over / at sth) a feeling of great sadness, especially when sb dies: She was overcome with grief when her husband died. + They were able to share their common joys and griefs.
2 [C, usually sing.] something that causes great sadness: It was a grief to them that they had no children.
3 [U] (informal) problems and worry: He caused his parents a lot of grief.
Idioms: come to grief (informal)
1 to end in total failure: All his schemes for making money seem to come to grief.
2 to be harmed in an accident: Several pedestrians came to grief on the icy pavement.
give sb grief (about / over sth) (informal) to be annoyed with sb and criticize their behaviour
good grief! (informal) used to express surprise or shock: Good grief! What a mess!
Collocation Dictionary


considerable, deep, great, inconsolable, real | private
I felt awkward at intruding on their private grief.


be overcome with, be stricken with, experience, feel
Her parents were stricken with grief.
| express, show | die from/of | come to terms with, cope with, deal with
struggling to come to terms with their grief
| cause
Such behaviour can cause considerable grief.


~ at
Children can feel real grief at the loss of a pet.
| ~ for
her grief for her dead husband


a feeling/sense of grief

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