grief-stricken [grēf′strik΄ən]
stricken with grief; keenly distressed; sorrowful

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  • grief-stricken — grief ,stricken or grief ,struck adjective extremely sad …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • grief-stricken — index disconsolate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • grief-stricken — [adj] sad, sorrowful anguished, cheerless, dejected, depressed, despairing, devastated, distressed, down, heartbroken, heartsick, heavyhearted, hurting, inconsolable, melancholy, miserable, morose, overcome, troubled, unhappy, woebegone; concept… …   New thesaurus

  • grief-stricken — ADJ GRADED If someone is grief stricken, they are extremely sad about something that has happened. [FORMAL] ...the grief stricken family... The Queen was grief stricken over his death …   English dictionary

  • grief-stricken — adjective sorrowful through loss or deprivation (Freq. 1) bereft of hope • Syn: ↑bereaved, ↑bereft, ↑grieving, ↑mourning, ↑sorrowing • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • grief-stricken — /ˈgrif strɪkən/ (say greef strikuhn) adjective stricken or smitten with grief or sorrow; afflicted …  

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  • grief-stricken — /greef strik euhn/, adj. overwhelmed by grief; deeply afflicted or sorrowful. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • grief-stricken — anguished, smitten with grief or sorrow (often because of bereavement) …   English contemporary dictionary

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