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English definition of “gritty”


adjective (UNPLEASANT AND TRUE)    /ˈɡrɪt.i/ US  /ˈɡrɪt̬.i/
showing all the unpleasant but true details of a situation: a gritty portrayal of inner-city poverty a gritty documentaryTrue, real, false, and unreal
(Definition of gritty adjective (UNPLEASANT AND TRUE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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