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grievous 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈgrēvəs/,
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(of something bad) Very severe or serious,
  1. (of something bad) Very severe or serious
    • - his death was a grievous blow
    • - the American fleet suffered grievous losses

  1. dangerous: causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm; "a dangerous operation"; "a grave situation"; "a grave illness"; "grievous bodily harm"; "a serious wound"; "a serious turn of events"; "a severe case of pneumonia"; "a life-threatening disease"
  2. causing or marked by grief or anguish; "a grievous loss"; "a grievous cry"; "her sigh was heartbreaking"; "the heartrending words of Rabin's granddaughter"
  3. grave: of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought; "grave responsibilities"; "faced a grave decision in a time of crisis"; "a grievous fault"; "heavy matters of state"; "the weighty matters to be discussed at the peace conference"
  4. atrocious: shockingly brutal or cruel; "murder is an atrocious crime"; "a grievous offense against morality"; "a grievous crime"; "no excess was too monstrous for them to commit"
  5. (grievously) in a grievous manner; "the resolute but unbroken Germany, grievously wounded but far from destruction, was able to lay the firm foundations for military revival"
  6. General Grievous is a fictional character, part of the Star Wars canon. He is a chief antagonist in '', alongside Count Dooku, Darth Vader, and Palpatine. He was voiced by Matthew Wood. ...
  7. Causing grief, pain or sorrow; serious, grave, dire or dangerous
  8. Serious or dire; grave, terrible, dreadful
  9. severe, flagrant, henious, injurious, atrocious