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Noun: grief  greef
  1. Intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death)
    - heartache, heartbreak, brokenheartedness
  2. Something that causes great unhappiness
    "her death was a great grief to John";
    - sorrow

Derived forms: griefs

Type of: negative stimulus, sorrow

Encyclopedia: Grief