Grieve vs Whine - What's the difference?
As an adjective grieve
As a noun whine is
a long-drawn, high-pitched complaining cry or sound.
As a verb whine is
to utter a high-pitched cry.
From the conjugated forms of (etyl) .
To cause sorrow or distress to.
* Bible, Eph. iv. 30
- Grieve not the Holy Spirit of God.
To feel very sad about; to mourn; to sorrow for.
- The maidens grieved themselves at my concern.
To experience grief.
(archaic) To harm.
To submit or file a grievance.
* 2009 D'Amico, Rob , Editor, Texas Teacher , published by Texas AFT (affiliate of American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO); "Austin classified employees gain due process rights", April 2009, p14:
- to grieve one's fate
- Even if the executive director rules against the employee on appeal, the employee can still grieve the termination to the superintendent followed by an appeal to the [...] Board of Trustees.
From (etyl) .
(obsolete) A governor of a town or province.
(chiefly, Scotland) A manager or steward, e.g. of a farm.
* Sir Walter Scott
- Their children were horsewhipped by the grieve .
a long-drawn, high-pitched complaining cry or sound
, date=June 26
, author=Genevieve Koski
, title=Music: Reviews: Justin Bieber: Believe
, work=The Onion AV Club
, passage=The 18-year-old Bieber can’t quite pull off the “adult” thing just yet: His voice may have dropped a bit since the days of “Baby,” but it still mostly registers as “angelic,” and veers toward a pubescent whine
at times. }}
a complaint or criticism
To utter a high-pitched cry.
To make a sound resembling such a cry.
To complain or protest with a whine or as if with a whine.
To move with a whining sound.
- The jet engines whined at take off.
To utter with the sound of a whine.
- The jet whined into the air.
- The child whined all his complaints.
- Kelly Queen was whining that the boss made him put on his tie.
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