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1. grief-stricken

adjective. sorrowful through loss or deprivation.

Synonyms

  • grieving
  • bereaved
  • sorrowing
  • sorrowful
  • bereft

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • happy
  • joyous
  • loved

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2. horror-stricken

adjective. stricken with horror.

Synonyms

  • horrified
  • afraid

Antonyms

  • bold
  • brave
  • fearlessness

3. terror-stricken

adjective. struck or filled with terror.

Synonyms

  • afraid

Antonyms

  • bold
  • brave

4. poverty-stricken

adjective. poor enough to need help from others.

Synonyms

  • impoverished
  • needy
  • destitute
  • poor
  • necessitous

Antonyms

  • preserved
  • rich people
  • undemanding
  • existent

5. panic-stricken

adjective. thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation.

Synonyms

  • terrified
  • panicky
  • panicked
  • afraid
  • panic-struck

Antonyms

  • bold
  • brave
  • fearlessness
  • unconcerned

6. stricken

adjective. ['ˈstrɪkən'] grievously affected especially by disease.

Synonyms

  • afflicted
  • ill

Antonyms

  • sane
  • unalarming
  • pleased

7. stricken

adjective. ['ˈstrɪkən'] (used in combination) affected by something overwhelming.

Synonyms

  • smitten
  • struck

Antonyms

  • healthy
  • fit
  • keep down

8. stricken

adjective. ['ˈstrɪkən'] put out of action (by illness).

Synonyms

  • ill
  • sick

Antonyms

  • unmoved
  • strong
  • propitious

9. grief

noun. ['ˈgriːf'] intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death).

Synonyms

  • heartache
  • dolour
  • dolor
  • heartbreak
  • brokenheartedness

Antonyms

  • excitement
  • exuberance
  • exultation
  • joyousness

Etymology

  • greef (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. grief

noun. ['ˈgriːf'] something that causes great unhappiness.

Synonyms

  • negative stimulus

Antonyms

  • jubilancy
  • lightness

Etymology

  • greef (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word grief-stricken


1. Noun Phrase
When there is a funeral, deacons often participate in the service, assist the minister in giving worship, and reach out to comfort the grief stricken.

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