Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: grieving
IPA transcription: [ɡɹ'ivɪŋ]
Pronunciations of grieving
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: bereaved, bereft, grief-stricken, grieving, mourning(a), sorrowing(a)
    Meaning: sorrowful through loss or deprivation; "bereft of hope"
Usage examples
  • I am grieving also for myself.
  • One day she was whipped for grieving for her lost boy.
  • "What are you grieving for, pretty dove?" asked an old man, with a snow-white beard, who just then came by.
  • "I'm not so sure of that," he said, mournfully, as though grieving at the thought that there was no chance of currying favour with Lily by thrashing her late lover.
  • "I do not think you can help grieving, darling, though I agree with you that it is your duty to try to be cheerful, as well as patient and submissive; and I trust you will find it easier as the days and weeks move on.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Aggie Bonfire, License CC BY-SA 4.0