|Origin:||grever, from Latin gravare 'to load heavily', from gravis; GRAVE1|
1 [intransitive and transitive]
to feel extremely sad, especially because someone you love has died
He died, and every day since then I have grieved for him.
People need time to grieve after the death of a loved one.
She grieved the loss of her only son.
if something grieves you, it makes you feel very unhappy [= upset]:
My aunt, it grieves me to say, gets things confused.