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grievous
Definition:
Full of, or expressing, grief; showing great sorrow or affliction; as, a grievous cry.

Synonyms:

adjective
adverse
detrimental, untoward, unlucky, unfriendly, hard, unpropitious, inauspicious, antipathetic, tragic, opposing, miserable, disastrous, catastrophic, troublesome, distressful, adverse, woeful, perilous, unfortunate, burdensome, calamitous, difficult, unfavorable.
all
life-threatening, dangerous, severe, grievous, serious, grave.
deplorable
scandalous, wretched, godawful, opprobrious.
disappointing
heartbreaking.
egregious
heinous, egregious.
exigent
superincumbent.
fearful
unspeakable, grisly.
galling
galling, Harassing, Plaguing.
hard
hardboiled, coldblooded, hard as nails, harder.
heavy
effortful, Acroamatic, Heightened.
heightened
te.
important
major.
major
pre-eminent, life and death, out-standing, stellar.
moving
heart-rending.
painful
inflaming, miserable, distressful, unbearable, Torturing., torturing, aching, annoying, horrendous, agonizing, bothersome, insufferable, troublesome, piercing, odious, severe, grueling, bitter, hurtful, cutting, Irksome, aggravating, arduous, Besetting, Gnawing, trying, wrenching, acute, cruel, painful, crushing, biting, excruciating, stinging, smarting, unpleasant, offensive, nagging, sore, withering, woeful, sharp, irritating, extremely bad, stabbing, burdensome, harrowing, throbbing, anguishing, oppressive, Cramping, uncomfortable, tormenting, chafing, disagreeable.
pitiful
tearful, pitiable, scurvy.
ruthful
ruthful.
serious
smoking, strictly business, unamusing, of consequence, no laughing matter, no joke, sobering, playing hard ball, unhumorous, Operose, out for blood.
severe, painful; serious
disquieting, harmful, intolerable, unbearable, lamentable, tragic, calamitous, villainous, shocking, distressing, oppressive, glaring, offensive, heart-rending, shameful, heavy, onerous, atrocious, weighty, sorrowful, outrageous, appalling, pathetic, egregious, tough, grave, flagrant, injurious, sharp, deplorable, disturbing, damaging, troublesome, taxing, upsetting, mournful, pitiful, agonizing, dire, heinous, dreadful, Afflicting, dismal, hurtful, wounding, monstrous, sad.
unjust
unfair.
noun
atrocious
flagrant, outrageous, villainous.
distressing
disquieting, disturbing, upsetting.
grievous
evil, heartrending, atrocious, dangerous, serious, of import, monstrous, grave, critical, weighty, heinous, wicked, sorrowful, severe, heavy, heartbreaking, important, flagitious.
mournful
dismal, pathetic, sad.
Examples of usage:
  1. Of a sudden there had dawned upon him the conviction that for once in his life he had made a grievous mistake. – The Girl of the Golden West by David Belasco
  2. Surely it is a grievous wrong that a prisoner awaiting trial should be allowed such brief interviews with his friends, especially when he is defending himself, and may require to consult them. – Prisoner for Blasphemy by G. W. [George William] Foote
  3. What grievous fate Shall I call down upon thee? – Pharsalia; Dramatic Episodes of the Civil Wars by Lucan
  4. Love, thou teachest me to say Double tribute is to pay For thy servants everywhere: One is grievous, well- a- day! – The Book of the Duke of True Lovers by Christiné de Pisan

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