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1. grim

adjective. ['ˈgrɪm'] not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty.

Synonyms

  • unrelenting
  • unappeasable
  • stern
  • relentless
  • implacable
  • unforgiving

Antonyms

  • unregretful
  • unrepentant
  • impenitent
  • achromatic color

Etymology

  • grim (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word grim


1. Adjective
Many discoveries about head injuries have come from the world of boxing, and many of them are grim.

2. Noun, plural
Enviro Magic aluminum cleaner removes deep down grim, dirt and dust.

Quotes containing the word grim


1. My uncle worked in emergency wards dealing with people who came in with terrible injuries. He talked about the sketch shows they would put on to lighten the atmosphere. You often find this sense of grim humor in hospitals. The injuries people are suffering are ghastly. You have to laugh at something or you'd otherwise cry.
- Honeysuckle Weeks

2. My message to you all is of hope, courage and confidence. Let us mobilize all our resources in a systematic and organized way and tackle the grave issues that confront us with grim determination and discipline worthy of a great nation.
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah

3. Make it dark, make it grim, make it tough, but then, for the love of God, tell a joke.
- Joss Whedon

2. grim

adjective. ['ˈgrɪm'] shockingly repellent; inspiring horror.

Synonyms

  • sick
  • ghastly
  • alarming
  • grisly
  • gruesome

Antonyms

  • clean
  • pure
  • light
  • colorful

Etymology

  • grim (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. grim

adjective. ['ˈgrɪm'] harshly ironic or sinister.

Synonyms

  • mordant
  • black

Antonyms

  • southern
  • day
  • good-natured

Etymology

  • grim (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. grim

adjective. ['ˈgrɪm'] harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance.

Synonyms

  • unpleasant
  • forbidding

Antonyms

  • unsexy
  • lowborn
  • indulgent

Etymology

  • grim (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. grim

adjective. ['ˈgrɪm'] causing dejection.

Synonyms

  • gloomy
  • dismal
  • drab
  • disconsolate
  • uncheerful
  • cheerless
  • sorry
  • depressing
  • drear
  • blue
  • dreary
  • dark

Antonyms

  • lively
  • achromatic
  • consolable
  • happy

Etymology

  • grim (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. grim

adjective. ['ˈgrɪm'] filled with melancholy and despondency.

Synonyms

  • low-spirited
  • dispirited
  • down
  • blue
  • depressed
  • low
  • dejected
  • downhearted
  • gloomy
  • down in the mouth

Antonyms

  • joyous
  • uncheerfulness
  • valuable
  • good

Etymology

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