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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GRIMINESS

Yet, for all their griminess, they had human hearts and voices.

I don't know whether you will like our admiring you on account of your griminess, but we do.

It is the griminess of modern warfare that strikes me as its most characteristic feature.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, from grime + -y (2). "App[arently] not in literary use during the 18th c." [OED]. Related: Griminess.

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