Examples of grievous in a sentence
the grievous cost of war
He took a foolish financial risk and suffered a grievous loss.
Origin and Etymology of grievous
First Known Use: 13th century
GRIEVOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of grievous for English Language Learners
: causing great sadness, suffering, or pain : very serious or severe
GRIEVOUS Defined for Kids
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