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Definition of "grief-stricken" []

  • Sorrowful through loss or deprivation (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "grief-stricken" in a sentence
  • "The author imagines Titania, the fairy queen of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," as the grief-stricken fairy mother of an adopted human child who has died."
  • "But the person who's really staring a hole through Bennett is Rosie's grief-stricken father."
  • "Now all reason up seems meaningless to him: a feeling not odd to a grief-stricken, nonetheless here related to a dignified dried which Macbeth has combined as his middle landscape."