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English definition of “grim”

grim

adjective     /ɡrɪm/ (grimmer, grimmest)
BAD worrying and bad: grim news The future looks grim.Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
SERIOUS sad and serious: a grim expressionLacking humour
UNPLEASANT A grim place is ugly and unpleasant.Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
grimly adverb
(Definition of grim adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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