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English definition of “grim”

grim

adjective (WITHOUT HOPE)    /ɡrɪm/ (grimmer, grimmest)
C2 worrying, without hope: The future looks grim.Not hopeful grimly     /ˈɡrɪm.li/ adverb grimness     /ˈɡrɪm.nəs/ noun [U] Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for badNot hopeful
(Definition of grim adjective (WITHOUT HOPE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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