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Definitions of grievous:
  • adjective:   causing or marked by grief or anguish
    Example: "A grievous loss"
  • adjective:   of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought
    Example: "A grievous fault"
  • adjective:   causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
    Example: "Grievous bodily harm"
  • adjective:   shockingly brutal or cruel
    Example: "A grievous offense against morality"

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