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used in All Quiet on the Western Front

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very serious; or very bad; or causing grief
  • But so long as we have to stay here in the field, the front-line days, when they are past, sink down in us like a stone; they are too grievous for us to be able to reflect on them at once.
    Chapter 7 (3% in)
grievous = terrible
  • We did not break down, but adapted ourselves; our twenty years, which made many another thing so grievous, helped us in this.
    Chapter 2 (53% in)
  • grievous = terrible
  • But then unexpectedly a flame of grievous and terrible yearning flares up.
    Chapter 11 (16% in)
grievous = very bad
There are no more uses of "grievous" in All Quiet on the Western Front.

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