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grievous
American English: /ˈɡrivəs/
British English: /ˈɡriːvəs/

Translation of grievous in Spanish:

adjective

[literary]
  • 1 (grave)
    (loss)
    doloroso
    (disappointment)
    profundo
    (mistake)
    grave
    (wound/injury)
    de extrema gravedad
    grievous bodily harm (Law)
    lesiones (feminine plural) (corporales) graves
    Example sentences
    • ‘This shocking incident was a terrible loss for the British Army, and struck a grievous blow to the families of the six soldiers,’ he added.
    • The loss of either deputy would be a grievous blow to Quinn.
    • GAA President Sean Kelly described his death as a ‘massive and grievous loss to a great sporting family’.
  • 2 (burdensome)
    (responsibility/expense)
    gravoso
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