Pronunciation: (grēv), [key]
—v., grieved, griev•ing.
to feel grief or great sorrow: She has grieved over his death for nearly three years.
1. to distress mentally; cause to feel grief or sorrow: It grieves me to see you so unhappy.
2. Archaic.to oppress or wrong.
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