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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pierced with grief; sorrow-stricken.


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  • "MENENIUS: Well, and say that Marcius
    Return me, as Cominius is return'd,
    Unheard; what then?
    But as a discontented friend, grief-shot
    With his unkindness?"
    - William Shakespeare, 'The Tragedy of Coriolanus'.

    August 29, 2009