Origin of grievous
Synonyms for grievous
Antonyms for grievous
Related Words for grievousnesspain, hostility, anguish, sarcasm, harshness, distress, venom, virulence, asperity, mordancy
Examples from the Web for grievousness
Historical Examples of grievousness
We all know the extent and the grievousness of the calamity it has wrought on the universe.England, Canada and the Great War
Then I say I trust thee shall be free from grievousness all thy life if I can keep thee so.
He arose; he confessed the grievousness of his sin, entreating pardon before the Throne of Omnipotence.Ten Tudor Statesmen
Arthur D. Innes
It is a picture of the grievousness of war, which was now upon the world, flowing down even those distant, desert roads.The Book of Isaiah, Volume I (of 2)
George Adam Smith
Master Tom admitted the grievousness of his fault and returned at once to the drift cavern after the forgotten provision pack.The Big Brother
George Cary Eggleston
c.1300, from Anglo-French grevous (Old French grevos) "heavy, hard, toilsome," from grief (see grief). Legal term grievous bodily harm attested from 1803.