Thesaurus / grievous

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The sudden withholding of these supplies was, therefore, a grievous calamity.

By my troth, his ill-report hath done me grievous detriment.

HildebrandAnonymous

But grievous it is to think that no one said thanks even to her dead body, though she herself was shy and shrank from all thanks.

Yet it had radical and grievous defects, and these, being in its most vital parts, robbed it of half its efficiency.

Here are four distinct predictions; national peculiarity, grievous oppression, universal dispersion and remarkable preservation.

If this were so, it were a grievous fault—at any rate in so far as the moving-picture play aims at being an art-form.

A Librarian's Open ShelfArthur E. Bostwick

For, certes, King Mark will some time work some grievous ill upon you.

So many and grievous a sea had dashed over him and retreated and he had stood!

1492Mary Johnston

I grieve for thy state, O Cadmus; but your child has the punishment of your daughter, deserved indeed, but grievous to you.

It was indeed a grievous wrong, and it was no marvel that "Joseph wept when they spake unto him."

Life and Times of DavidCharles Henry Mackintosh

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