1. A profound mental anguish that one feels when one loses a loved one. Often accompanied with feelings of sorrow
, and feeling very lonely
2. An annoyance, frustration or difficulty.
"Grief at the absence of a loved one is happiness compared to life with a person one hates."
1. In his state of grief over losing the love of his life, Hank turned to liquor to ease his sorrows.
2."I swear, you give me nothing but grief over the way I clean the house!" Lucy said to her mother-in-law.