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1. grievous

adjective. ['ˈgriːvəs'] causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm.

Synonyms

  • severe
  • serious
  • dangerous
  • life-threatening
  • critical

Antonyms

  • frivolous
  • birth
  • fancy
  • mild

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Words that Rhyme with Grievous Bodily Harm

  • underarm
  • nonfarm
  • forearm
  • ducharme
  • disarm
  • unarm
  • rearm
  • alarm
  • sharm
  • farm
  • charm

2. grievous

adjective. ['ˈgriːvəs'] of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought.

Synonyms

  • important
  • of import
  • weighty
  • heavy

Antonyms

  • nonintellectual
  • easy
  • invulnerable
  • secure

3. grievous

adjective. ['ˈgriːvəs'] causing or marked by grief or anguish.

Synonyms

  • heartrending
  • sorrowful

Antonyms

  • safe
  • uncritical
  • favorable

4. grievous

adjective. ['ˈgriːvəs'] shockingly brutal or cruel.

Synonyms

  • flagitious
  • evil
  • monstrous

Antonyms

  • weak
  • indulgent
  • frivolity
  • playful

5. bodily

adjective. ['ˈbɑːdəli'] affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit.

Synonyms

  • somatic
  • corporeal
  • physical

Antonyms

  • incorporeality
  • forceless
  • immaterial
  • supernatural

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • body (English)
  • body (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. bodily

adjective. ['ˈbɑːdəli'] having or relating to a physical material body.

Synonyms

  • material

Antonyms

  • unbodied
  • immateriality

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • body (English)
  • body (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. harm

noun. ['ˈhɑːrm'] any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc..

Synonyms

  • insect bite
  • cryopathy
  • birth trauma
  • blast trauma
  • contusion
  • whiplash injury
  • injury
  • ill health
  • wound
  • intravasation
  • haemorrhage
  • sting
  • electric shock
  • bleeding
  • welt
  • burn
  • lesion
  • weal
  • bite
  • pinch
  • pull
  • whiplash
  • strain
  • penetrating trauma
  • wheal
  • unhealthiness
  • dislocation
  • bruise
  • blunt trauma
  • bump
  • rupture
  • frostbite
  • twist
  • hemorrhage
  • penetrating injury
  • wrench
  • health problem
  • trauma
  • wale
  • break
  • fracture
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • unfold
  • adduct
  • push
  • repel

Etymology

  • hearm (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. harm

verb. ['ˈhɑːrm'] cause or do harm to.

Synonyms

  • injure
  • sicken

Antonyms

  • sheathe
  • refrain
  • disadvantage

Etymology

  • hearm (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. harm

noun. ['ˈhɑːrm'] the occurrence of a change for the worse.

Synonyms

  • run
  • damage
  • ravel
  • distortion
  • deformation
  • ladder
  • impairment
  • change
  • modification
  • detriment
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • hypopigmentation
  • conserve
  • addition
  • failure

Etymology

  • hearm (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. harm

noun. ['ˈhɑːrm'] the act of damaging something or someone.

Synonyms

  • defacement
  • disfigurement
  • wound
  • damage
  • disfiguration
  • change of integrity
  • impairment
  • wounding
  • scathe
  • defloration
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • fitness
  • wellness
  • uncoiled
  • take away

Etymology

  • hearm (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word grievous-bodily-harm


1. Noun Phrase
In addition to the grievous bodily harm fighting dogs can inflict on each other, once a pattern of aggressive behavior develops, it can be difficult to break, VCA Animal Hospitals warns.

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