Definition of Grievous


  • shockingly brutal or cruel
    "murder is an atrocious crime"
    "a grievous offense against morality"
    "a grievous crime"
    "no excess was too monstrous for them to commit"
  • of great gravity or crucial import
    requiring serious thought
    "grave responsibilities"
    "faced a grave decision in a time of crisis"
    "a grievous fault"
    "heavy matters of state"
    "the weighty matters to be discussed at the peace conference"
  • causing or marked by grief or anguish
    "a grievous loss"
    "a grievous cry"
    "her sigh was heartbreaking"
    "the heartrending words of Rabin's granddaughter"
  • causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
    "a dangerous operation"
    "a grave situation"
    "a grave illness"
    "grievous bodily harm"
    "a serious wound"
    "a serious turn of events"
    "a severe case of pneumonia"
    "a life-threatening disease"
    - life threatening
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble grievous

230 unscramble word found using the letters grievous.

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