- to disgust or offend, especially by crude language or behavior.
- to shock or horrify.
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Focus on gross national happiness hasn’t always meant that the country ranks as the happiest on earth.How “gross national happiness” helped Bhutan keep covid-19 at bay|Katie McLean|October 21, 2020|MIT Technology Review
That’s compared to $196 million in subscription revenue in the same period of 2019, a gross profit of $143 million, and a net loss of about $26 million.Vista-owned backup and recovery company Datto files to go public|Ron Miller|September 30, 2020|TechCrunch
The settlement was in response to a lawsuit that Taylor’s family filed in April, alleging excessive force and gross negligence on the part of the officers.Protesters hit the streets for a second night after officers aren’t charged with killing Breonna Taylor|Fabiola Cineas|September 25, 2020|Vox
It ranks the general wealth of nations by what it calls their gross national income, or GNI.
Drawdown’s $27 trillion figure also happens to equal around 1% of the gross world product.This restaurant duo want a zero-carbon food system. Can it happen?|Bobbie Johnson|September 24, 2020|MIT Technology Review
While the rioting was obviously the low point of the week, it was more a continuation on a theme of grossness than a wild outlier.
Robert Kennedy hated Johnson's grossness, his lies, his bullying of staff, his self-indulgence with whisky and food.
There is seldom, if ever, any grossness in these spontaneous songs of the people—never indecency or double meaning.Spanish Life in Town and Country|L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
To them all his prattle was captivating, devoid as it was of the grossness so conspicuous in his 177 poems.The Stones of Paris in History and Letters, Volume I (of 2)|Benjamin Ellis Martin
The question of verbal indecency or grossness has really very little to do with the matter.The English Stage|Augustin Filon
Faith delivers us from grossness of spirit, from lethargy, earthliness, stupor.
We must put away our own grossness, as athletes rid themselves by severe training of all superfluous flesh.
British Dictionary definitions for gross
- the entire amount
- the great majority