Adjective Definition

grievous

1.Definition: causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

"Grievous bodily harm"

Related Adjective(s):dangerous, grave, serious, severe


2.Definition: causing or marked by grief or anguish

"A grievous loss", "A grievous cry"

Related Adjective(s):heartbreaking, heartrending


3.Definition: of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought

"A grievous fault"

Related Adjective(s):grave, heavy, weighty


4.Definition: shockingly brutal or cruel

"A grievous offense against morality", "A grievous crime"

Related Adjective(s):atrocious, flagitious, monstrous




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