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What is another word for grievous?

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Causing great pain or anguish
“Despite grievous injuries, they dragged themselves along the floor after the horde. What was driving them? What had possessed their minds and bodies?”
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Tending to cause great sadness or distress
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“He had just returned to the village when he heard the grievous news of his mother's death.”
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Deplorable, arousing revulsion or strong indignation
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“This grievous lack of basic knowledge, and a stubborn unwillingness to listen to experts or to hear contrary views, was in fact, broadly characteristic of the administration.”
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Imposing or constituting a physical, mental, or figurative load
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“It is the duty of the Government to concentrate its energies upon the grievous task of saving us from bankruptcy.”
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Full of danger or risk
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“He was in a grievous situation and often lamented his fate.”
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Leading to, resulting from, or suggestive of, great disaster
“This revolt was a tragic and disastrous episode, with grievous repercussions on the country's political landscape.”
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Causing severe fear or terror
“She could think of it only as a tragedy, the grievous tale of a friendly, flaky blond actress who was dead and a movie mogul whose life was about to come crashing down.”
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To a blatantly great or extreme degree, typically in the negative sense
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“Bowdoin argued that the military occupation of Boston was a grievous insult to his Majesty's faithful subjects.”
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Marked by a likelihood to threaten the safety of a person or persons
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Horrifyingly wicked, evil or violent
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Affected with, or causing, physical discomfort or pain
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Causing or liable to cause death or tragedy
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Arousing revulsion or disgust, especially physically
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Characteristic of great power or forcefulness
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(of an object or situation) Significant in degree of importance or urgency
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Not based on or behaving according to the principles of justice and fairness
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