Griever



[greev] /griv/

verb (used without object), grieved, grieving.
1.
to feel or great sorrow:
She has grieved over his death for nearly three years.
verb (used with object), grieved, grieving.
2.
to distress mentally; cause to feel grief or sorrow:
It grieves me to see you so unhappy.
3.
Archaic. to oppress or wrong.
/ɡriːv/
verb
1.
to feel or cause to feel great sorrow or distress, esp at the death of someone
2.
(transitive) (obsolete) to inflict injury, hardship, or sorrow on
/ɡriːv/
noun
1.
(Scot) a farm manager or overseer
n.

“one who causes grief,” 1590s, agent noun from grieve. Meaning “one who feels grief” is from 1819.
v.

early 13c., “cause pain,” from tonic stem of Old French grever “to burden, oppress, aggravate” (see grief). Meaning “be very sad, lament” is from c.1300. Related: Grieved; grieving.

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