Definition of Grievous:
severe, painful; serious
Synonyms of Grievous:
Opposite/Antonyms of Grievous:
Sentence/Example of Grievous:
A grievous vision is told me: he that is unfaithful dealeth unfaithfully: and he that is a spoiler, spoileth.
But his record shows grievous instability, and Robert probably had sound reasons for putting a period to his dubieties.
And then the old woman found that she had made a grievous mistake, and hastened to repair it.
At their presence the people shall be in grievous pains: all faces shall be made like a kettle.
Here are four distinct predictions; national peculiarity, grievous oppression, universal dispersion and remarkable preservation.
Alas, you only wish to make my sorrow less grievous; brave and generous to the last!
I am unable, Madam, to express the grievous sentiments that the perusal of your letter produced in my bosom.
Reuben the oldest was told that he would not excel, because he had loved his father's concubine and committed a grievous sin.
The restrictions on Irish trade were rendered specially grievous by the war.
Three men were charged with having done grievous bodily harm to a man named Conolly.