- to disgust or offend, especially by crude language or behavior.
- to shock or horrify.
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How to use gross in a sentence
It has upheld the grossest errors and the most fiendish theories as the special revelations of God.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
There is no ground for an explanation of such errors 207 as these except laziness and grossest illiteracy.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
The Patriarchs body was treated with the grossest indignity—stripped, and flung out into the street.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
Fortunately p. 58in America Journalism has carried its authority to the grossest and most brutal extreme.The Soul of Man|Oscar Wilde
Accompanying this asceticism we find an extraordinary revival of the grossest superstition.Introduction to the Science of Sociology|Robert E. Park
British Dictionary definitions for gross
- the entire amount
- the great majority