Adjective(1) causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm(2) causing or marked by grief or anguish(3) of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought(4) shockingly brutal or cruel
(1) Also in July last year, a similar police action turned violent and several vendors and two journalists sustained grievous bodily injuries.(2) We've been struck a grievous blow, but it's not a mortal blow.(3) GAA President Sean Kelly described his death as a ├ö├ç├┐massive and grievous loss to a great sporting family├ö├ç├û.(4) Fortunately, the grievous damage to the reactor did not result in any injuries or deaths, in large part because of the robust design of all of the plant's systems.(5) Give me some suggestions so I don't make the grievous error of leaving something out and then getting two dozen emails about it.(6) The loss of either deputy would be a grievous blow to Quinn.(7) The greatest battle of the campaign was fought on the Suvla plain on 21 August, but, despite grievous losses, the greatly reinforced Turks held their ground.(8) But those who survive have much more grievous wounds.(9) She said there was a danger of the public not realising how grievous were the crimes being committed.(10) But impeachment is an extreme step which must only be considered for the most grievous wrongdoing.(11) His resignation as convener, forced or not, was a grievous blow, and party officials have admitted as much.(12) The tragic loss of this extraordinary young man will seem a heavy blow to our nation's morale, as it is surely a grievous injury to his loved ones.(13) ├ö├ç├┐To be guilty of a major breach of the drug code is to have committed a grievous offence against sport,├ö├ç├û he said.(14) ├ö├ç├┐This shocking incident was a terrible loss for the British Army, and struck a grievous blow to the families of the six soldiers,├ö├ç├û he added.(15) Thus dishonest reporting has made truth a casualty of the war, causing grievous damage to the integrity of the journalistic profession.(16) But what I did not hear were specific new solutions on how to solve this grievous lack of funding for health care in the largest local system in the nation.
(1) grievous bodily harm :: ernstig te beseer
1. serious ::
2. heinous ::
3. grave ::
4. heartrending ::
5. flagitious ::
1. easy ::
2. light ::
3. soft ::
Different Formsgrievous, grievously, grievousness
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for all our GRIEVOUS sins,
Vikings Season 1, Episode 3
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