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Meaning of "grief-stricken" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GRIEF-STRICKEN

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GRIEF-STRICKEN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Grief-Stricken is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES GRIEF-STRICKEN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of grief-stricken in the English dictionary

The definition of grief-stricken in the dictionary is deeply affected by sorrow or distress.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GRIEF-STRICKEN

gridlock
gridlocked
grief
grief player
griefer
griefful
griefless
Grieg
Grierson
grievance
grievance procedure
grievant
grieve
griever
grieving
grievingly
grievous
grievous bodily harm
grievously
grievousness

WORDS THAT END LIKE GRIEF-STRICKEN

awe-stricken
bricken
chicken
conscience-stricken
coronation chicken
Digby chicken
drucken
free-range chicken
horror-stricken
like a headless chicken
mobile phone chicken
no chicken
panic-stricken
poverty-stricken
prairie chicken
quicken
sicken
spring chicken
stricken
terror-stricken
thicken

Synonyms and antonyms of grief-stricken in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GRIEF-STRICKEN»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «grief-stricken» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of grief-stricken

Translation of «grief-stricken» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GRIEF-STRICKEN

Find out the translation of grief-stricken to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of grief-stricken from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «grief-stricken» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

悲恸欲绝
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

- desconsolada
570 millions of speakers

English

grief-stricken
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

खेदपूर्ण
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

- الحزن المنكوبة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Убитый горем
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

angustiados
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শোক সন্তপ্ত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

accablé de douleur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kesedihan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

schmerzerfüllt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

悲しみに襲われた
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

슬픔에 시달리는
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kasangsaran
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đau buồn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

துக்கத்தை வாடுகின்றவன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दुःखाने त्रस्त
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tâlihsiz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

addolorato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pogrążony w smutku
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Убитий горем
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

- durere lovite
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

θλίψη που επλήγησαν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

rou-geteisterde
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sörjande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sørg
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of grief-stricken

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GRIEF-STRICKEN»

The term «grief-stricken» is normally little used and occupies the 111.581 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GRIEF-STRICKEN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about grief-stricken

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GRIEF-STRICKEN»

Discover the use of grief-stricken in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to grief-stricken and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Healing the broken-hearted: consoling the grief-stricken
On organizing a parish program to console the grief-stricken.
Terence P. Curley, 1995
2
Seven Steps for Handling Grief: Because You Care
25 The following overview of the stages of grief recovery may help you handle your own grief and help others handle theirs: First Stage: Shock When a loss occurs, even though the grief- stricken may have expected it, they are initially shocked.
Barbara Russell Chesser, 2014
3
Grief Stricken!
My name is Charleen Grice Burge.
Charleen Grice Burge, 2004
4
Helping Bereaved Children, Third Edition: A Handbook for ...
It causes unbearable pain in adult family members at a time when they are already grief stricken to see the pain of a young child when told of the death of a family member. They therefore avoid it and rationalize that the child is too young to ...
Nancy Boyd Webb, 2011
5
50 Communication Strategies
Grief—Stricken. Communication. Communicating with people who are experiencing grief, a common but difficult type of communication interaction, requires special care. A person may experience grief because of illness or death, the loss of a ...
Joseph A. Devito, 2012
6
The Wings of Angels: A Memoir of Madness
A. Grief-stricken. Land. I can barely stand now. My eyes wince with a stinging pain my heart beats erratically my feet are cut to pieces my hands shake uncontrollably and all I see is this grief-stricken land where seared corpses and hanging ...
Sandy Jeffs, 2004
7
A Different Kind of Perfect
... this instance, a disabled child—remains a tangible presence in their life. Coping. with. Grief. Grief-stricken people have no greater enemy than themselves . When we grieve, the emotional pain often leaves us with little energy to take ...
Cindy Dowling, Neil Nicoll, Bernadette Thomas
8
A Formula for Proper Living: Practical Lessons from Life and ...
Unresolved grief may occur when a grief-stricken person is very depressed from a significant loss of some kind. Well- meaning relatives may get a doctor to prescribe a tranquilizer, often to alleviate their own discomfort of seeing a loved one in ...
Abraham J. Twerski, 2009
9
Toward Conformity to the Image of Christ: A Biblical Pattern ...
In unbelief, total depravity restrains the hands that would reach up to Jesus for help and wraps the grief- stricken ones in robes of self-pity. In agony of doubt, it makes them question, "Why me?" Total depravity often accentuates the grief ...
Fred R. Johnson, 2004
10
A Liturgy of Grief
Balm for the Grief-Stricken Brevard Childs summed up the canonical value of Lamentations by saying it “serves every successive generation of the suffering faithful for whom history has become unbearable” (1979, 596). This biblical book  ...
Leslie C. Allen, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GRIEF-STRICKEN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term grief-stricken is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Man left his baby son with brain damage by panicking and shaking …
He said the man 'presents as truly remorseful and grief-stricken.' Earlier this year, another family court judge ruled a woman had damaged her ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
2
Accident victim's family left reeling, parties slam health dept
Everybody is grief-stricken and we are all just shocked." The DA's spokesperson on health, Dr Imraan Keeka, lambasted MEC Sibongiseni ... «News24, Jul 15»
3
Ravenshoe gets cash for counselling
THE grief-stricken community of Ravenshoe has been granted almost $160,000 for counselling services to aid its recovery from a deadly gas ... «Perth Now, Jul 15»
4
Portland teen's organs save 7 lives after tragic death
For Townsend's grief-stricken family, the news has helped give his loss meaning while allowing their hearts to heal. Read hopes to someday ... «WKRN.com, Jul 15»
5
The Walking Dead Season 6 Is Going To Explore The Past A Lot
... of what Morgan has been up to in his time before tracking Rick's group down, and what changed him from grief-stricken to cucumber calm. «Cinema Blend, Jul 15»
6
110 Are Dying... Every Day!
I know of several who died this past month, leaving behind their young children and babies, along with their grief-stricken husbands and ... «Bay Net, Jul 15»
7
Connecticut teen is fatally hit by car while saving friend, unwittingly …
He visited Rebecca's grief-stricken family after he was released from the hospital, the girl's sister, Victoria, told Buzzfeed. “He said, 'The last ... «New York Daily News, Jul 15»
8
Tales of tragedy and union support to hit Canberra letterboxes
A grief-stricken mother, crushed family, and injured worker will vouch for the good work of construction union in Canberra this week. Thousands ... «The Canberra Times, Jul 15»
9
Matthew's legacy of strength inspires family to fundraise
Grief-stricken family and friends of a 16-year-old boy who lost his battle with cancer last month are appealing for the community's help to give ... «The Daily Telegraph, Jul 15»
10
William Tyrrell: Billboard campaign launched
William's grief-stricken parents, who can't be identified, marked their missing son's fourth birthday last month. "I see other children and families ... «Port Macquarie News, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Grief-Stricken [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/grief-stricken>. Feb 2020 ».
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