melancholy, sorrowful, bleak, wistful, sad, homesick, gloomy, unhappy, miserable, subdued.
It would have grieved
him to the heart to think of any accident happening to any of them.
" I cannot tell you how grieved
I am, Miss Gartram," he whispered, in a voice full of sympathy.
I looked at it so often when you were so bad, and grieved
to think you had missed all that pleasure.