Grief vs Disbelief - What's the difference?

grief | disbelief |


As nouns the difference between grief and disbelief

is that grief is suffering, hardship while disbelief is unpreparedness, unwillingness, or inability to believe that something is the case.

As a verb grief

is (online gaming) to deliberately harass and annoy or cause grief to other players of a game in order to interfere with their enjoyment of it; especially , to do this as one’s primary activity in the game.

grief

English

(wikipedia grief)

Noun

  • Suffering, hardship.
  • Pain of mind arising from misfortune, significant personal loss, misconduct of oneself or others, etc.; sorrow; sadness.
  • She was worn out from so much grief .
    The betrayal caused Jeff grief .
  • (countable) Cause or instance of sorrow or pain; that which afflicts or distresses; trial.
  • Surely, he hath borne our griefs , and carried our sorrows. -Isaiah 53:4

    Derived terms

    * give someone grief

    Verb

    (en verb) (Griefer)
  • (online gaming) To deliberately harass and annoy or cause grief to other players of a game in order to interfere with their enjoyment of it; especially , to do this as one’s primary activity in the game.
  • Usage notes

    * This verb is most commonly found in the gerund-participle (griefing) and the derived noun (griefer).

    disbelief

    English

    Noun

  • Unpreparedness, unwillingness, or inability to believe that something is the case.
  • She cried out in disbelief on hearing that terrorists had crashed an airplane into the World Trade Center in New York City.
  • Astonishment.
  • I stared in disbelief at the Grand Canyon.
  • The loss or abandonment of a belief; cessation of belief.
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  • Synonyms

    * incredulity

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