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grieving


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grieving  \Griev"ing\,  a. 
  Sad;  sorrowful;  causing  grief.  --  n.  The  act  of  causing 
  grief;  the  state  of  being  grieved.  --  {Griev"ing*ly},  adv 
  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grieve  \Grieve\  (gr[=e]v),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Grieved};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Grieving}.]  [OE.  greven,  OF  grever,  fr  L.  gravare 
  to  burden,  oppress,  fr  gravis  heavy.  See  {Grief.}] 
  1.  To  occasion  grief  to  to  wound  the  sensibilities  of  to 
  make  sorrowful;  to  cause  to  suffer;  to  afflict;  to  hurt; 
  to  try 
 
  Grieve  not  the  Holy  Spirit  of  God.  --Eph.  iv  30. 
 
  The  maidens  grieved  themselves  at  my  concern. 
  --Cowper, 
 
  2.  To  sorrow  over  as  to  grieve  one's  fate.  [R.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  grieving 
  adj  :  sorrowful  through  loss  or  deprivation;  "bereft  of  hope" 
  [syn:  {bereaved},  {bereft},  {grief-stricken},  {mourning(a)}, 
  {sorrowing(a)}] 




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