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Definition of Grim

Grim

  1. Of forbidding or fear-inspiring aspect; fierce; stern; surly; cruel; frightful; horrible.

Grim Quotations

It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.
Theodore Roosevelt

My message to you all is of hope, courage and confidence. Let us mobilize all our resources in a systematic and organized way and tackle the grave issues that confront us with grim determination and discipline worthy of a great nation.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah

England in the late 1940s was famously grim. As I remember it, London back then was a very dirty place, from coal dust and smoke, from the grit stirred up every day by the jackhammers still clearing out rubble from the Blitz.
Alexander Cockburn

Depression has been called the world's number one public health problem. In fact, depression is so widespread it is considered the common cold of psychiatric disturbances. But there is a grim difference between depression and a cold. Depression can kill you.
David D. Burns

The rarest of all things in American life is charm. We spend billions every year manufacturing fake charm that goes under the heading of public relations. Without it, America would be grim indeed.
Anita Loos
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Grim Translations

grim in Dutch is grimmig
grim in German is grimmig
grim in Italian is grifagno
grim in Norwegian is bister, uhyggelig
grim in Spanish is austero
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