Not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty:
— Grim determination.
— Grim necessity.
Roget 895: discourteous, uncourteous†; uncourtly†; ill-bred, ill-mannered, ill-behaved, ill-conditioned; unbred; unmannerly, unmannered; impolite, unpolite†; unpolished, uncivilized, ... meer laten zien
Roget 901a: sullen, sulky; ill-tempered, ill-humored, ill-affected, ill-disposed; grouty [U.S.]; in an ill temper, in a bad temper, in a shocking temper, in an ill humor, in a bad humor, in a shocking humor; ... meer laten zien
Shockingly repellent; inspiring horror:
— The grim aftermath of the bombing.
— The grim task of burying the victims.
Harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance:
— A grim man loving duty more than humanity.
— Undoubtedly the grimmest part of him was his iron claw.
Filled with melancholy and despondency:
— Took a grim view of the economy.
Pools: posępny, chmurny, ponury
— Grim rainy weather.
Moby betekeniswoordenboek: Spartan, Spartanic, adamant, adamantine, affording no hope, alarming, anguished, anxious, apathetic, appalling, astounding, astringent, atrocious, austere, authoritarian, awe-inspiring, awesome, awful, baneful, barbarous ... meer laten zien.
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