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Synonyms for grievous

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causing or marked by danger or pain, for example

Synonyms for grievous

causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

causing or marked by grief or anguish

of great gravity or crucial import

shockingly brutal or cruel

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The grievousness of the act of denying Jeremy a home stems not only from Jeremy's "bewildered" disappointment but from the larger meaning of that denial.
The father's love and forgiveness were far, far greater than the grievousness of the son's wrongdoing.
Nearly all the lines in the scene were cut except for the Duchess' cursing of her son: her lament about the grievousness of Richard's birth and upbringing was obliterated.
This site clearly shows the grievousness of the accident,'' Nishimatsu said.
ewiadectwo poezji: Szea3/4 wykladow o dotkliwoaciach naszego wieku (The Witness of Poetry: Six Lectures on the Grievousness of Our Era).