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English definition of “grievous”


adjective     /ˈɡriː.vəs/ formal
having very serious effects or causing great pain : Her death is a grievous loss to the whole of the community . grievous wounds Serious and severeSevere grievously     /-li/ adverb
(Definition of grievous adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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