Definition of 'grim'
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The mood was grim between the three of them. The Sun (2011)This film shows the human face of these grim statistics. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The same grim economic rationale driving the mergers is also leading to cuts in officer numbers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They rowed hard with grim determination in each stroke. SIGNOR MARCONI'S MAGIC BOX: The invention that sparked the radio revolution (2003)If something grim or gruesome happened there we can probably guess the theme of his next book. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Look no further than the grim march of commercialisation across the game. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is grim news for farmers but not unforeseen. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is an upbeat message that is sadly not sustained by the still grim economic reality. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The grim determination became a scowl as the game wore on. The Sun (2010)He has also faced some very grim situations before. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Nobody was hurt in the incident and shoppers and shopkeepers alike were in no mood for grim portents. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The grim mood is hardly surprising. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The global economic picture is grim at the moment, but these are sound longterm investments. The Sun (2009)You're hanging on for grim death. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is the grim reality of dirty Philippines politics. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She posted a picture of the grim conditions on Twitter. The Sun (2011)Their way is only grim death, not glory. The Sun (2015)The classic middle-class nightmare became a grim reality. Times, Sunday Times (2007)National polls paint a similarly grim picture for Republicans. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It wasn't as though they were out on their feet and hanging on for grim death. The Sun (2009)If the economic news is grim, the political news is often worse. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I remember being five or six and doing something particularly grim and running away from home. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A string of big firms had grim news for their staff yesterday. The Sun (2009)We got well and truly stuffed and things went from bad to worse during a grim and gruesome World Cup. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'grim'
British English: grim /ɡrɪm/ ADJECTIVE
A situation or news that is grim is unpleasant.
There was more grim economic news yesterday.
- American English: grim
- Arabic: غَيْرُ لَطِيف
- Brazilian Portuguese: severo
- Chinese: 严酷的
- Croatian: sumoran
- Czech: neradostný
- Danish: grum
- Dutch: vreselijk
- European Spanish: deprimente tiempo
- Finnish: synkkä
- French: morose
- German: grimmig
- Greek: βλοσυρός
- Italian: spiacevole
- Japanese: いやな
- Korean: 불길한
- Norwegian: morsk
- Polish: srogi
- European Portuguese: severo
- Romanian: crunt
- Russian: безрадостный
- Spanish: deprimente
- Swedish: bister
- Thai: ร้าย น่ากลัว
- Turkish: tatsız
- Ukrainian: неприємний
- Vietnamese: đáng lo ngại
Definition of grim from the Collins English Dictionary
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