From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Grieve \Grieve\ (gr[=e]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Grieved; p. pr.
   & vb. n. Grieving.] [OE. greven, OF. grever, fr. L. gravare
   to burden, oppress, fr. gravis heavy. See Grief.]
   1. To occasion grief to; to wound the sensibilities of; to
      make sorrowful; to cause to suffer; to afflict; to hurt;
      to try.
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            Grieve not the Holy Spirit of God.    --Eph. iv. 30.
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            The maidens grieved themselves at my concern.
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   2. To sorrow over; as, to grieve one's fate. [R.]
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