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Of a kind to cause great distress
“But what I did not hear were specific new solutions on how to solve this grievous lack of funding for health care in the largest local system in the nation.”
Hard to accept or bear especially emotionally
“He survived in spite of suffering grievous injuries.”
Difficult to endure
“… the months of chemotherapy seemed almost as grievous an affliction as the cancer itself.”
Involving potential loss or injury
“… a grievous wound that requires a doctor's immediate attention.”
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