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grievous

gree vuhs

  • s  causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
    grievous bodily harm
  • s  causing or marked by grief or anguish
    a grievous loss
    a grievous cry
  • s  of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought
    a grievous fault
  • s  shockingly brutal or cruel
    a grievous offense against morality
    a grievous crime

  • For example, hardly anyone now disagrees that the choice to invade Iraq was a grievous mistake.
  • Ann filed for divorce in Honolulu in January 1964, citing "grievous mental suffering"the reason given in most divorces at the time.
  • In any other war, they would be dead, having bled to death on the battlefield or died in a hospital from wounds so grievous that their armor could not protect them and the doctors .
News & Articles

  • Critics’ Choice Television Awards Fug Carpet: Kaley Cuoco
    Well, she’s lovely, so I’m very glad Kaley Cuoco won herself this lovely doorstop. But I’m terribly sad for her that she did it in a dress that is betraying her torso in such a grievous, flagrant manner. It is the Brutus to her Caesar.
    June 11, 2013 - Go Fug Yourself
  • Critics’ Choice Television Awards Fug Carpet: Kaley Cuoco
    Well, she’s lovely, so I’m very glad Kaley Cuoco won herself this lovely doorstop. But I’m terribly sad for her that she did it in a dress that is betraying her torso in such a grievous, flagrant manner. It is the Brutus to her Caesar.
    June 11, 2013 - Go Fug Yourself
Quotes

  • Manmohan Singh in Daily Times
    The people of Pakistan have suffered a grievous blow,Singh said and added he was "deeply shocked and horrified to hear of the heinous assassination of Benazir."
  • Jon S Corzine in FOXNews
    This is a day of progress for us and for the millions of people across our nation and around the globe who reject the death penalty as a moral or practical response to the grievous, even heinous, crime of murder,Corzine said.
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in National Post
    Ms. Clinton added: "The Pakistani people have suffered grievous losses, but they are standing firm in the face of this intimidation -- and the United States stands with them."

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