Definición de grievous en inglés:

grievous

Saltos de línea: griev|ous
Pronunciación: /ˈgriːvəs
 
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adjetivo

formal

Derivativos

grievously

adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Since that date the country has suffered grievously from an unprecedentedly severe drought.
  • The violence left at least four people grievously injured.
  • He is a decorated Vietnam veteran who was grievously wounded in combat, and who rose to serve as administrator of the Veterans Administration.

grievousness

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In other words the PTAs need not use their discretion to decide on the grievousness of the complaint.
  • The first two factors are the grievousness of the acts and the degree of malicious intent.
  • With the available data, the grievousness of the condition of the dugong population in the country was evident.

Origen

Middle English: from Old French greveus, from grever (see grieve1).

Uso

Grievous ends with -ous and has two syllables: it should not be pronounced as if it ended -ious and had an extra syllable.

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