Pain of mind on account of something in the past; mental suffering arising from any cause, as misfortune, loss of friends, misconduct of one's self or others, etc.; sorrow; sadness.
- Deep mental anguish, as that arising from bereavement. See Synonyms at regret.
- A source of deep mental anguish.
- Annoyance or frustration: Trying to follow their directions was nothing but grief.
- Trouble or difficulty: the griefs of trying to meet a deadline.
- Archaic A grievance.