Time tames the strongest grief.
For instance, "delight" is the opposite of "sorrow."
He felt great sorrow when his wife died.
My mother has borne her sorrow admirably.
She kept her sorrow in her bosom.
Her anger gave way to sorrow.
Life has its sorrows, as every rose has its thorns.
She spent her later life with a hidden sorrow.
She felt less sad as time passed.
Nicole was beside herself with grief when she heard the news.