Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. grevous, grevos, LL. gravosus,. See Grief
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. grever—L. gravāre, gravis, heavy.
It was a time of sore and grievous humiliation to Mr. Wilson.
"Emily Brontë" by A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson
I am grievously depressed by it; it is so exceedingly bad.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
His wounds were very grievous.
"As We Sweep Through The Deep" by Gordon Stables
Socially, it is a grievous look.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
It was Adela who first broke that tell-tale silence; and grievous was the effort which it cost her to do so.
"The Bertrams" by Anthony Trollope
One witch in the neighborhood, especially, did grievously torment him.
"The Witch of Salem" by John R. Musick
To be deprived of him is grievous, but we are still of an age to expect consolation.
"Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers" by Various
The archpriest Chayla had persecuted them grievously.
"The Huguenots in France" by Samuel Smiles
Would you know what they did in this grievous state?
"The Farmer Boy, and How He Became Commander-In-Chief" by Morrison Heady
Meanwhile D'Estrades and Bridieu had grievously wounded each other.
"Political Women (Vol. 1 of 2)" by Sutherland Menzies
WINIFRED. I must go!
I have a brother at Festigniog, who
Is sick, and worse than sick, in grievous trouble;
He wants my help.
"The Wynnes Of Wynhavod. Act IV" by Emily Pfeiffer
"And though we suffer grievously,
We gladly hail the lot
That brings us toils and pains and wounds
For charming Sissy Knott!"
"The Delectable Ballad Of The Waller Lot" by Eugene Field
Of love I have naught
Save trouble and sad thought,
And nothing is grievous
as I desirous,
Wanting only what
No man can get or has got.
"Langue D'Oc" by Ezra Pound
She saw the young Dominion strip
For battle with a grievous wrong,
And curled a noble Norman lip,
And looked with half an eye sidelong;
"Lines To A Friend Visiting America" by George Meredith
Sin's pow'r and presence, canst thou own,
Is thy most grievous smart,
That makes thee sob, and weep alone?
Thy Husband knows thy heart.
"The Believer's Jointure : Chapter II." by Ralph Erskine
Lord, let thy fall my rise obtain,
Thy grievous shame my glory gain;
Thy cross my lasting crown procure,
Thy death my endless life insure.
"The Believer's Soliloquy; Especially in Times of Desertion, Temptation, Affliction, &c." by Ralph Erskine
Carrick House Concerts return with Grievous Angel, with special guest Genna and Jesse, 4 pm, Sunday, Dec 4.
Grievous Angel, Billy Brandt on guitar and vocals.
In an effort to avoid scandal, church leaders were complicit in efforts to cover up not only serious crimes but also grievous sins.
John the Baptist's grievous loss: An editorial.
Facing ' grievous harm' from chemicals in air, food, water, panel says.
Allowing gay marriage 'will grievously harm families'.
If Israel were to lose mainstream support in the United States, it would be a grievous blow to the nation and place the wisdom of its political leaders in question.
The prosecutor's office has brought tough charges, requesting a 10-year sentence for causing grievous bodily harm, her lawyer said on television on Friday.
God calls sodomy a very grievous sin.
Xavier University President Norman Francis faced the same grievous losses that many other New Orleanians did after Katrina.
Mark Twain was the kind of man who might tell an off-color joke, then grievously apologize, who wrote stories and essays he knew would offend and kept others private for the same reason.
This is the first (and only) appearance of Gen Grievous this season.
How Barack Obama could help redeem the Norwegian Nobel Committee's grievous mistake.
1999 Return of the Grievous Angel: Tribute to Gram Parsons .
Baker is himself guilty of stereotyping the addict or at least of grievous underestimation of the psychopathology that leads to narcotics addiction.
Simple models which employ statistically derived potentials have been proved useful to perform such calculations in simple cases, but fail grievously when the quantum mechanical properties of the molecules enter the game, such as in the case of metallo–proteins.
Simple models of protein folding and of non--conventional drug design