Word of the Day: Grief

grief / ɡrēf   noun  
  1. deep sadness, often caused by bereavement
A day of grief lasts longer than a month of joy. Chinese Proverb  
  1. a cause for deep suffering
Light griefs can speak, but deeper ones are dumb. Latin Proverb  
  1. trouble
It is a grief to one beggar that there is another at the door. Dutch Proverb  
  1. playful teasing or criticism
He didn’t give me grief over the hours I spent in the studio with pieces of paper. I did not give him grief over the hours he spent hitting gold balls on the fairways and greens. from ‘Artful Grief: A Diary of Healing’ by Sharon Strouse, ?-