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grave

see definition of grave
  • adjserious; gloomy
  • adjcrucial, dangerous
  • nounburial place
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Synonyms for grave

adj serious; gloomy
  • dignified
  • dull
  • earnest
  • heavy
  • muted
  • quiet
  • sage
  • sedate
  • sober
  • subdued
  • cold sober
  • deadpan
  • dour
  • grim
  • grim-faced
  • leaden
  • long-faced
  • meaningful
  • no-nonsense
  • ponderous
  • sad
  • saturnine
  • solemn
  • somber
  • staid
  • strictly business
  • thoughtful
  • unsmiling

Antonyms for grave

  • agitated
  • boisterous
  • excited
  • light
  • lively
  • trivial
  • unimportant
  • cheerful
  • frivolous
  • funny
  • happy
  • inconsequential
  • ridiculous
  • silly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to grave

acute

adjective. very important
  • afflictive
  • critical
  • crucial
  • dangerous
  • decisive
  • desperate
  • dire
  • essential
  • grave
  • serious
  • severe
  • sudden
  • urgent
  • vital
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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