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detrimental, untoward, unlucky, unfriendly, hard, unpropitious, inauspicious, antipathetic, tragic, opposing, miserable, disastrous, catastrophic, troublesome, distressful, adverse, woeful, perilous, unfortunate, burdensome, calamitous, difficult, unfavorable.
life-threatening, dangerous, severe, grievous, serious, grave.
scandalous, wretched, godawful, opprobrious.
galling, Harassing, Plaguing.
hardboiled, coldblooded, hard as nails, harder.
effortful, Acroamatic, Heightened.
pre-eminent, life and death, out-standing, stellar.
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.
tearful, pitiable, scurvy.
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.
flagrant, outrageous, villainous.
disquieting, disturbing, upsetting.
evil, heartrending, atrocious, dangerous, serious, of import, monstrous, grave, critical, weighty, heinous, wicked, sorrowful, severe, heavy, heartbreaking, important, flagitious.
dismal, pathetic, sad.
Examples of usage:
– The Girl of the Golden West by David Belasco
– Prisoner for Blasphemy by G. W. [George William] Foote
– Pharsalia; Dramatic Episodes of the Civil Wars by Lucan
– The Book of the Duke of True Lovers by ChristinÃ© de Pisan