What is the adjective for grieves?

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Included below are past participle and present participle forms for the verbs grief and grieve which may be used as adjectives within certain contexts.

grievous
  1. Causing grief, pain or sorrow.
  2. Serious, grave, dire or dangerous.
  3. Synonyms:
  4. Examples:
    1. “But what I did not hear were specific new solutions on how to solve this grievous lack of funding for health care in the largest local system in the nation.”
      “He survived in spite of suffering grievous injuries.”
      “Citizenship education is, at best, a sticking plaster applied to a grievous wound.”
grievesome
  1. Marked by grief or grieving; grievous
  2. Examples:
    1. “But for my part, I find it impossible to imagine a grief with no awareness of a grievesome event, exhausted entirely by bodily sensations.”
      “What hypocrites will be confronted with, in return for their hypocrisy, is a grievesome torment, both in this world and beyond.”
griefful
  1. (archaic) Expressing or full of grief; painful.
griefless
  1. Without grief; ungrieving.
  2. Examples:
    1. “On the contrary, there was no other man in the city, we are bold to affirm, of so much as half his years, who enjoyed so many lightsome and griefless moments as himself.”
griefsome
  1. Marked by grief; grievous
  2. Examples:
    1. “Meronym's griefsome face jus' said, Nay, she's too far gone I can't do nothin', an' she kissed my sis's forehead g'bye, walked back sadsome into the rain.”
grievious
  1. (nonstandard outside dialects) Alternative form of grievous
  2. Examples:
    1. “Would it be a grievious sin for two cousin-germans to marry, without such dispensation?”
grieflike
  1. Resembling grief.
grievousest
  1. superlative form of grievous: most grievous
  2. Examples:
    1. “We neverthelesse invoke God and call on his aid, even in the complot of our grievousest faults, and desire his assistance in all manner of injustice and iniquitie.”
griefed
  1. simple past tense and past participle of grief
griefing
  1. present participle of grief
grieved
grieving
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