Associations to the word «Grim»

Wiktionary

GRIM, adjective. Dismal and gloomy, cold and forbidding
GRIM, adjective. Rigid and unrelenting
GRIM, adjective. Ghastly or sinister
GRIM, adjective. (UK) (slang) disgusting; gross
GRIM, proper noun. An English surname​, probably derived from Old English grimm or Old Norse grimr or grimmr.
GRIM REAPER, proper noun. A personification of Death as an old man, or a skeleton, carrying a scythe, taking souls to the afterlife.

Dictionary definition

GRIM, adjective. Not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty; "grim determination"; "grim necessity"; "Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty"; "relentless persecution"; "the stern demands of parenthood".
GRIM, adjective. Shockingly repellent; inspiring horror; "ghastly 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".
GRIM, adjective. Harshly ironic or sinister; "black humor"; "a grim joke"; "grim laughter"; "fun ranging from slapstick clowning ... to savage mordant wit".
GRIM, adjective. Harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance; "a 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"- J.M.Barrie.
GRIM, adjective. Filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy 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".
GRIM, adjective. Causing dejection; "a 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".

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