grief nourishes myth and a new CNN poll registers JFK as our most admired ex-president from the past half century.
There is a lingering disconnect between the reality of grief and the human perception of it.
"I have never, ever, nor do I expect ever, to see a face more in grief," Mankiewicz later recalled.
Needless to say, Josh took a fair amount of grief on his Twitter feed on Friday.
The night was filled with sounds of screaming and grief and singing.
What did they contain of pleasure, of happiness, or of grief?
What consternation and grief there would be throughout the world!
She only saw that Pyotr Petrovitch had somehow come to grief.
Still there was that in them which respected the mother's grief; they tried to shield her.
“Our own children will die of grief for loss of her,” groaned Nxope.
early 13c., "hardship, suffering, pain, bodily affliction," from Old French grief "wrong, grievance, injustice, misfortune, calamity" (13c.), from grever "afflict, burden, oppress," from Latin gravare "to cause grief, make heavy," from gravis "weighty" (see grave (adj.)). Meaning "mental pain, sorrow" is from c.1300.
Deep mental anguish, as that arising from bereavement.
Complaints; faultfinding; reprimand: I don't want no grief from the fourteenth floor (1929+)