1. [ noun ] intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death)
Synonyms: heartbreak brokenheartedness heartache
Related terms: sorrow dolor
2. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 24631
3. [ noun ] something that causes great unhappiness
Synonyms: sorrow

"her death was a great grief to John"

Related terms: negative_stimulus grieve
Similar spelling:   Grefe