Definition of Grimness

1. Noun. The quality of being ghastly.

Exact synonyms: Ghastliness, Gruesomeness, Luridness
Generic synonyms: Frightfulness
Derivative terms: Ghastly, Ghastly, Grim, Grim, Grim, Gruesome, Lurid, Lurid



2. Noun. Something hard to endure. "The asperity of northern winters"
Exact synonyms: Asperity, Hardship, Rigor, Rigorousness, Rigour, Rigourousness, Severeness, Severity
Generic synonyms: Difficultness, Difficulty
Specialized synonyms: Sternness
Derivative terms: Grim, Severe

Definition of Grimness

1. n. Fierceness of look; sternness; crabbedness; forbiddingness.

Definition of Grimness

1. Noun. The characteristic or quality of being grim ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grimness

1. the quality of being grim [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grimness

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grimed
grimes
grimier
grimiest
grimily
griminess
griminesses
griming
grimlier
grimliest
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grimness (current term)
grimnesses
grimoire
grimoires
grimselite
grimsir
grimsirs
grimy
grin
grin and bear it
grin like a Cheshire cat
grinch
grinches
grind
grind away

Literary usage of Grimness

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1. Publishers Weeklyby Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1902)
"Grim enough it is, but its grimness is relieved by the central characters, Captain Nat, the old, fighting e.\- riverman and his little grandson, Stephen, ..."

2. The Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1891)
"... and rustiness, and grimness, that would not be suspected from the exterior. Right across the narrow street stands St. Michael's Church with its tall, ..."

3. Cassell's New Biographical Dictionary: Containing Memoirs of the Most by Cassell Publishing Company, Cassell publishing company, pub (1893)
"... of his undoubted genius, the unconventionally and grimness of his works have greatly militated against his prosperity. ..."

4. The Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1891)
"... and rustiness, and grimness, that would not be suspected from the exterior. Right across the narrow street stands St. Michael's Church with its tall, ..."

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