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grim

adjective [-er/-est only]  /ɡrɪm/ (-mm-) us  

grim adjective [-er/-est only] (NOT GOOD)

not good; having no chance of a good result: The outlook for a full recovery was grim.

grim adjective [-er/-est only] (SERIOUS)

very serious and sad: The future looks grim for workers who are losing their jobs. He looked at us with a grim expression.
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