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Definition of grief-stricken adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

grief-stricken

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈɡriːf strɪkən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡriːf strɪkən//
 
Unhappiness
 
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feeling extremely sad because of something that has happened, especially the death of somebody There was no way of consoling her grief-stricken family. See related entries: Unhappiness
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: grief-stricken