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grievous
used in Pride and Prejudice

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Definition
very serious; or very bad; or causing grief
  • It is a grievous affair to my poor girls, you must confess.
    Chapter 13 (85% in)
  • How grievous then was the thought that, of a situation so desirable in every respect, so replete with advantage, so promising for happiness, Jane had been deprived, by the folly and indecorum of her own family!
    Chapter 37 (85% in)
  • It was as follows: "MY DEAR SIR, "I feel myself called upon, by our relationship, and my situation in life, to condole with you on the grievous affliction you are now suffering under, of which we were yesterday informed by a letter from Hertfordshire.
    Chapter 48 (40% in)
  • Howsoever that may be, you are grievously to be pitied; in which opinion I am not only joined by Mrs. Collins, but likewise by Lady Catherine and her daughter, to whom I have related the affair.
    Chapter 48 (49% in)

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