Grievous
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Grievous [gree-vuhs]

ADJECTIVE

ADJECTIVE

  • Causing grief or sorrow.

  • Expressing grief.

  • Characterized by severe pain.

Example

"He suffered a grievous loss last year."

"The division of a country is always a grievous moment in the nation's history."

Synonyms

Bitter, Brutal, Burdensome, Cruel, Excruciating, Harsh, Rough, Appalling, Atrocious, Calamitous, Damaging, Deplorable

Antonyms

Acceptable, Bearable, Blessed, Comforting

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