how to pronounce grief


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the above transcription of grief is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

grief is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of grief in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… president's grief over his extremely ill …”

meaning of grief

Grief is a feeling of deep sorrow and distress over the loss of a loved one.

grief frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word grief occurs in english on average 14.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics grief can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that grief can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to grief


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