grim

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈgrɪm/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/grɪm/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(grim)


Inflections of 'grim' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
grimmer
adj comparative
grimmest
adj superlative
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grim

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. the situation [looks, appears] (to be) grim
  2. Why are you so grim (today)?
  3. Why do you look so grim (today)?
  4. things (do) seem pretty grim (lately)
  5. that's [so, really] grim!
  6. time to face the grim reality (that)
  7. was a grim reminder (that)
  8. that is grim news (indeed)
  9. [predict, forecast] a grim outlook for
  10. the outlook is grim for [investors, banks, manufacturers]
  11. with grim determination
  12. had a grim [face, expression]
  13. a grim [crime, murder, mystery, joke]
  14. the Grim Reaper
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