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English definition of “gritty”

gritty

adjective     /ˈɡrɪti/
UNPLEASANT showing unpleasant details about a situation in a way that seems very real: a gritty drama gritty realism Reality and truth
BRAVE brave and determined: gritty determination Brave and courageous
(Definition of gritty adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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