grief-stricken


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grief-stricken

adj
deeply affected by sorrow or distress
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.grief-stricken - sorrowful through loss or deprivationgrief-stricken - sorrowful through loss or deprivation; "bereft of hope"
sorrowful - experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss; "sorrowful widows"; "a sorrowful tale of death and despair"; "sorrowful news"; "even in laughter the heart is sorrowful"- Proverbs 14:13

grief-stricken

Translations

grief-stricken

[ˈgriːfˌstrɪkən] ADJapesadumbrado

grief-stricken

adjuntröstlich, tieftraurig; look, voiceschmerzerfüllt, gramgebeugt (geh)

grief-stricken

[ˈgriːfˈstrɪkn] adjaffranto/a

grief

(griːf) noun
great sorrow or unhappiness. She was filled with grief at the news of her sister's death.
ˈgrief-stricken adjective
overcome by very great grief. the grief-stricken widow.
come to grief
to meet disaster; to fail. The project came to grief.

grief-stricken

a. desconsolado-a; afligido-a; acongojado-a; lleno-a de pesar.
References in classic literature ?
At last, finding no other pretext for deferring the torture that she was to inflict on Clifford,--her reluctance to which was the true cause of her loitering at the window, her search for the artist, and even her abortive prayer,--dreading, also, to hear the stern voice of Judge Pyncheon from below stairs, chiding her delay,--she crept slowly, a pale, grief-stricken figure, a dismal shape of woman, with almost torpid limbs, slowly to her brother's door, and knocked!
I started round to catch in my arms a half-fainting, grief-stricken form, shaken with sobs that it broke my heart to hear.
But she rose at the command of the men with partisans, and walked with a tolerably firm step, preceded by Charmolue and the priests of the officiality, between two rows of halberds, towards a medium-sized door which suddenly opened and closed again behind her, and which produced upon the grief-stricken Gringoire the effect of a horrible mouth which had just devoured her.
It was long after dark ere they reached the cabin, and a sad and grief-stricken party it was that sat silently within the little structure.
The doctor came every day, felt her pulse, looked at her tongue, and regardless of her grief-stricken face joked with her.
The noise of the rifle shots brought the balance of the apes to a wondering pause, and, taking advantage of their momentary distraction, Achmet Zek and his fellows leaped to their horses' backs and galloped away with the now hopeless and grief-stricken woman.
When the old woman had told him of the child's death she had also added that the white woman, though grief-stricken, had confided to her that the baby was not hers.
As he looked back at her, rough-coated and grief-stricken, he could see Terrence hovering solicitously near her.
Yet Kwaque bore no grudge against Michael, and was himself so interested in his lord's welfare and comfort--this lord who had saved his life that terrible day on King William Island from the two grief-stricken pig-owners--that he cherished Michael for his lord's sake.
Four days later the grief-stricken mother herself went to the spring for water.
Momaya, Tibo's mother, grief-stricken at the loss of her boy, had consulted the tribal witch-doctor, but to no avail.
Seeing Pinocchio so grief-stricken, she asked him anxiously: