Definition of GRIEVOUS

Adjective : GRIEVOUS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) causing or marked by grief or anguish; "a grievous loss"; "a grievous cry"; "her sigh was heartbreaking"; "the heartrending words of Rabin's granddaughter" ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

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