Engelsk ordbog

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Engelsk tillægsord: grim

1. grim not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGrim determination.
Grim necessity.
Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty.
Relentless persecution.
The stern demands of parenthood.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)inexorable, relentless, stern, unappeasable, unforgiving, unrelenting

Termer med lignende betydningimplacable

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)placable

2. grim shockingly repellent; inspiring horror

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGhastly wounds.
The grim aftermath of the bombing.
The grim task of burying the victims.
A grisly murder.
Gruesome evidence of human sacrifice.
Macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages.
Macabre tortures conceived by madmen.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ghastly, grisly, gruesome, macabre, sick

Termer med lignende betydningalarming

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)unalarming

3. grim harshly ironic or sinister

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBlack humor.
A grim joke.
Grim laughter.
Fun ranging from slapstick clowning ... to savage mordant wit.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)black, mordant

Termer med lignende betydningsarcastic

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)unsarcastic

4. grim harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA dour, self-sacrificing life.
A forbidding scowl.
A grim man loving duty more than humanity.
Undoubtedly the grimmest part of him was his iron claw.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dour, forbidding

Termer med lignende betydningunpleasant

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)pleasant

5. grim filled with melancholy and despondency

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGloomy at the thought of what he had to face.
Gloomy predictions.
A gloomy silence.
Took a grim view of the economy.
The darkening mood.
Lonely and blue in a strange city.
Depressed by the loss of his job.
A dispirited and resigned expression on her face.
Downcast after his defeat.
Feeling discouraged and downhearted.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)blue, depressed, dispirited, down, down in the mouth, downcast, downhearted, gloomy, low, low-spirited

Termer med lignende betydningdejected

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)elated

6. grim causing dejection

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA blue day.
The dark days of the war.
A week of rainy depressing weather.
A disconsolate winter landscape.
The first dismal dispiriting days of November.
A dark gloomy day.
Grim rainy weather.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)blue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, drab, drear, dreary, gloomy, sorry

Termer med lignende betydningcheerless, depressing, uncheerful

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)cheerful

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