Adjective Definition


1.Definition: causing dejection

"Grim rainy weather"

Related Adjective(s):blue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, drab, drear, dreary, gloomy, sorry

2.Definition: filled with melancholy and despondency

"Took a grim view of the economy"

Related Adjective(s):blue, depressed, dispirited, down, downcast, downhearted, gloomy, low

3.Definition: harshly ironic or sinister

"A grim joke", "Grim laughter"

Related Adjective(s):black, mordant

4.Definition: harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance

"A grim man loving duty more than humanity", "Undoubtedly the grimmest part of him was his iron claw"

Related Adjective(s):dour, forbidding

5.Definition: not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty

"Grim determination", "Grim necessity"

Related Adjective(s):inexorable, relentless, stern, unappeasable, unforgiving, unrelenting

6.Definition: shockingly repellent; inspiring horror

"The grim aftermath of the bombing", "The grim task of burying the victims"

Related Adjective(s):ghastly, grisly, gruesome, macabre, sick

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