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GRIM

1. [s] shockingly repellent; inspiring horror; "ghastly wounds"; "the grim aftermath of the bombing"; "the grim task of burying the victims"; "a grisly murder"; "gruesome evidence of human sacrifice"; "macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages"; "macabr

2. [s] causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"

3. [s] characterized by hopelessness; filled with gloom; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"

4. [s] not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty; "grim determination"; "grim necessity"; "Russia''s final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty"; "relentless persecution"; "the stern demands of parenthood"

5. [s] harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance; "a dour, self-sacrificing life"; "a forbidding scowl"; "a grim man loving duty more than humanity"; "undoubtedly the grimmest part of him was his iron claw"- J.M.Barrie

6. [s] harshly ironic or sinister; "black humor"; "a grim joke"; "grim laughter"; "fun ranging from slapstick clowning ... to savage mordant wit"

similar words

1. [a] alarming

2. [a] cheerless

3. [a] uncheerful

4. [a] hopeless

5. [a] implacable

6. [a] unpleasant

7. [a] sarcastic

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