Grieve v. t. [imp. & p. p. Grieved p. pr. & vb. n. Grieving.]
1. To occasion grief to; to wound the sensibilities of; to make sorrowful; to cause to suffer; to afflict; to hurt; to try.
Grieve not the Holy Spirit of God. --Eph. iv. 30.
The maidens grieved themselves at my concern. --Cowper,
2. To sorrow over; as, to grieve one's fate. [R.]