Grimness
Grimness Grim"ness, n. [AS. grimnes.] Fierceness of look; sternness; crabbedness; forbiddingness. [1913 Webster]

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  • grimness — index severity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • grimness — O.E. grimnesse; see GRIM (Cf. grim) + NESS (Cf. ness) …   Etymology dictionary

  • grimness — grim ► ADJECTIVE (grimmer, grimmest) 1) very serious or gloomy; forbidding. 2) horrifying, depressing, or unappealing. ● like (or for) grim death Cf. ↑like grim death DERIVATIVES …   English terms dictionary

  • grimness — noun see grim …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • grimness — See grimly. * * * …   Universalium

  • grimness — noun The characteristic or quality of being grim …   Wiktionary

  • grimness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being stubbornly inflexible: die hardism, implacability, impla cableness, incompliance, incompliancy, inexorability, inexorableness, inflexibility, inflexibleness, intransigence, intransigency,… …   English dictionary for students

  • grimness — grim·ness || grɪmnɪs n. formidableness; sternness, severeness, mercilessness; harshness, fierceness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grimness — grim·ness …   English syllables

  • grimness — See: grim …   English dictionary

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