adjective, grim·mer, grim·mest.
Words nearby grim
Origin of grim
SYNONYMS FOR grim
OTHER WORDS FROM grimgrim·ly, adverbgrim·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for grimness
The whole process could have been a joyful PR interlude, replacing the current grind of grimness.
This longing for grimness actually has its own portmanteau word, ostalgie.
The chin loses its feminine softness; rigidity and grimness being substituted.Feminism and Sex-Extinction|Arabella Kenealy
He reached and put the tumbler on a shelf, then turned and opened the door, his face all altered to a grimness.The Seats Of The Mighty, Complete|Gilbert Parker
We do look at them, and an uglier set we never saw; not one in a hundred, in his grimness, a gentleman.
There was a grimness in Bindle's voice that caused Mrs. Bindle to pause in the process of pinning a brooch in her bodice.Adventures of Bindle|Herbert George Jenkins
Alan did not observe it, or the grimness that had settled in the face behind him.The Alaskan|James Oliver Curwood